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AT26-21

Ship

R/V Atlantis

Cruise Party

Andrew Armstrong: Chief Scientist, Principal Investigator
24 Colovos Road Durham, New Hampshire USA 03824
+1 603 862 4559
andy.armstrong@noaa.gov

Departure: Sep 23, 2014

Astoria, Oregon

Arrival: Oct 12, 2014

San Francisco, California

Operations Area

Mendocino Ridge
Lat/Lon: 40° 20.0′ N / 130° 45.0′ W
Depth Range: 1000 / 5000
Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country? no

Science Objectives

Complete multibeam bathymetry of Mendocino Ridge to western limit of 2500-m isobath

Science Activities

Multibeam echo sounder data acquisition and processing, possible CTD cast(s), subbottom profiler data recording and processing, XBT and XSV deployment

Additional Info

Pre-cruise Planning Meeting: Teleconference

Stations:

Supporting documentation:

Funding

Funding Agency: NOAA
Grant or contract number: 000001

Scientific Instrumentation for R/V Atlantis

Shipboard Equipment

Bathymetry System 3.5 kHz
Multibeam
Navigation - Position
Sippican XBT System (Mark 21)

Shipboard Communication

Basic Internet access via HiSeasNet

CTD/Water Sampling

911+ Rosette 24-position, 10-liter bottle Rosette with dual T/C sensors

Critical CTD Sensors

Storage Notes:

Navigation

Will you be using Long Base Line (LBL) navigation? no
How many nets? null
How many tansponders? null
Will you be using Ultra-short baseline (USBL) navigation?no

Navigation

GPS
Navigation Notes: Best available GPS navigation and integrated POS/MV attitude for multibeam system.

Winches

CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire
Winch Notes:

Wire use and application

CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire
Winch Notes: just CTD .322 being used.

Standard Oceanographic Cables

Slip ring required? no
Non-standard wire required? no
Traction winch required? no

Specialized Deck Equipment

Mooring Deployment/Recovery Equipment Required: no Type: 
Cruise Specific Science Winch Required: no Type: 
Nets Required: no Type: 

Over the Side Equipment

Will you be bringing any equipment (winches, blocks, etc.) that lowers instruments over the side? yes
Details: Only XBT's being launched and CTD casts (estimate 1 to 4 casts)

Special Requirements

Elecrical Power: no Identify 
Equipment Handling: no Identify: 
Inter/intraship Communications: no Identify: 
Science Stowage: no Identify: 
Water: no Identify: 

Additional Cruise Items/Activities

Explosive Devices:no
Portable Air Compressors:no
Flammable Gases:no
Small Boat Operations:no
SCUBA Diving Operations:no

Hazardous Material

Will hazardous material be utilized?no
Describe deployment method and quantity:

Radioactive Material

Radioiosotopes:no

Additional Information

Is night time work anticipated on this cruise?no
Specialized tech support (Seabeam, coring, other):

24-hr multibeam data acquisition and periodic XBT deployments

Other required equipment and special needs:

Checklist & Notes

Checklist

U.S. Customs Form: no
Diplomatic Clearance: no
Date Submitted:
Date Approved:
Agent Information:
ASTORIA OREGON Sept 22, 23.

For regular mail:

Master R/V ATLANTIS
Attn: Scientist's Name - AT26-21
c/o Vasile Tudoran Transport
819 Ohio Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90804

Contact: Vasile Tudoran
Phone: (562) 882-5590
Fax: (562) 434-9800
Email: vtudoran@aol.com

**NOTE
All packages and shipments should be sent to the following address with shipping notification sent to WHOI contacts, Ship's Agent and Esther Jones, contact information below:

Tami Herman, Facilities Manager / Finance Department
(503) 741-3332 (office)
(503) 298-0654 (cell)
(503) 741-3345 (fax)
tami@portofastoria.com

 Esther Jones, Administrative Assistant
(503) 741-3300 (Office)
admin@portofastoria.com

Port of Astoria Direct Line:  (503) 741-3300

Master R/V ATLANTIS
Attn: Scientist's Name - AT26-21
c/o Port of Astoria
#10 Pier One
Suite 308
Astoria, OR   97103

Note: Agent and WHOI contacts should be copied on all communications.  Shipping information for any equipment and supplies should be communicated to the Agent and to WHOI contacts.

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FOR SAN FRANCISCO CA, Oct 12, 13;

Master R/V ATLANTIS
Attn: Scientist's Name - AT26-21
c/o Vasile Tudoran Transport
819 Ohio Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90804

Contact: Vasile Tudoran
Phone: (562) 882-5590
Fax: (562) 434-9800
Email: vtudoran@aol.com

Use the above address for mail only; must be delivered five days prior to ship arrival in San Francisco.

Shipping address for large items and or containers coming soon. 



Note: Agent and WHOI contacts should be copied on all communications. It is requested that shipment information of any equipment be communicated to the Agent and WHOI contacts

Countries:
Notes:
Isotope Use Approval: no
Isotope Notes:
SCUBA Diving: no

Checklist

SSSG Tech:
Dave Simms & Robb Hagg & Robbile Laird
Robb Hagg is 3rd supporting tech for MBeam.