The application for the National Science Foundation-supported training for principal investigators leading collection of marine sediment samples utilizing the U.S. Academic Research Fleet (ARF) is now open! This training will consist of two five-day workshops bracketing a ten day participant-led cruise (8/23/22-9/1/22) aboard the R/V Roger Revelle, during which participants will gain hands on experience via planning and executing a successful sampling program. Training will cover the capabilities of the various ARF platforms/facilities and utilizing the UNOLS Marine Facilities Planning (MFP) System, site selection including use of legacy core and geophysical data, selection of appropriate sampling equipment to meet scientific goals, shipboard site survey, sample collection, physical properties logging, and core description, core curation and archival techniques and ingesting of recovered materials into the NSF Marine Geology Repository system. Application review begins on February 1, 2022.