Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Cruise Planning Synopsis
|Patricia Quinn: Chief Scientist, Principal Investigator|
Organization Name 7600 Sand Point Way NE Seattle, WA United States 98115
+1 206 526 6892
Departure: May 14, 2010
|San Diego, CA|
Arrival: Jun 8, 2010
|San Francisco, CA|
|Coast of California between San Diego and San Francisco up to 100 nm offshore.|
|Lat/Lon: 33° 46.0′ N / 118° 11.0′ W|
|Depth Range: 0 / max (m)|
|Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country?||n/a|
|Are visas or special travel documents required?||no|
|Characterization of marine and continental chemical and meteorological processes to assess and improve NOAA’s 1) forecasting of air quality for the California region and 2) simulation of the radiative forcing of climate by ozone and aerosol particles over the E. Pacific.|
|Surface seawater and atmospheric continuous sampling. No station work required.|
|Pre-cruise Planning Meeting: Teleconference|
|Funding Agency: NOAA|
|Grant or contract number: PO TBD|
Scientific Instrumentation for R/V Atlantis
|Navigation - Heading|
|Navigation - Position|
|Science Underway Seawater System|
Critical CTD Sensors
|Short Wave Solar Radiation|
|Wind speed and direction|
|Climate Controlled Walk-in|
|Freezer -70°C 3.2 cu. ft. ea.|
|Refrigerator 8.6 cu. ft.|
|Scientific Walk-in Freezer|
|Storage Notes: Science Will be using freezer for storage of filter samples during cruise|
|Will you be using Long Base Line (LBL) navigation?||no|
|How many nets?||0|
|How many tansponders?||0|
|Will you be using Ultra-short baseline (USBL) navigation?||no|
|Winch Notes: N/A|
Standard Oceanographic Cables
Specialized Deck Equipment
Over the Side Equipment
|Will you be bringing any equipment (winches, blocks, etc.) that lowers instruments over the side?||yes|
NEW 5/10/10: 8 foot pontoon air sampling flotation craft will be deployed over the side at various times during this cruise. (eb)|
Additional Cruise Items/Activities
|Portable Air Compressors:||no|
|Small Boat Operations:||no|
|SCUBA Diving Operations:||no|
|Will hazardous material be utilized?||yes|
|Describe deployment method and quantity:|
Chief Scientist is completing the inventory forms and will bring 3 hard copies of all chems that will be loaded on board.
Almost every chemical will be going into their respective lab vans with minor overflow to be stored in the ships chem van on the 02 dck stbd side.
|Is night time work anticipated on this cruise?||yes|
|Specialized tech support (Seabeam, coring, other):|
Tech support will be needed during the loading and set up period at BAE beginning May 5.
IMET TOWER work will be done May 5th.
SSSG Tech support will be needed May 5, 11-13 for science set up.
|Other required equipment and special needs:|
- Science requests to use the software "XCHAT" for communications with overflying P3 aircraft during cruise. As discussed in pre cruise mtg 3/11, should be o.k to run but may need to override firewall.
- Ethernet cables need to be run up to the 01 dk for ALVAN and 02 deck for PSD van and 02 deck fwd.
- Science will be bringing their own DI water system and water supply.
- Science requires 2 copies of Doppler Nav and Wx data (3/12/10 -eb)
Checklist & Notes
|U.S. Customs Form:||no|
|United States (San Diego, CA)|
PLEASE USE ERIC BENWAY AND DUTCH WEGMAN FOR ALL COMMUNICATIONS FOR BAE
(firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com)
FOR ALL VANS, Frame system and Tower. Please send shipments to B.A.E at the following address:
2205 East Belt
Foot of Sampson Street
San Diego, CA 92113
P.O. Box 13308
San Diego, CA 92170-3308
Attn. Randy Butler / Dutch Wegman
For All other miscellaneous boxes, envelopes etc., PLEASE SEND TO OUR AGENT via the following address:
Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name / AT15-65
c/o Paxton, Shreve & Hays Inc.
453 54th Street Suite 101
San Diego, CA 92114
Contact: Tom Jenkins
Phone: (619) 232-8941
Fax: (619) 232-3006
Telex: 6731029 SHREVE SDG
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
FOR SAN FRANSISCO:
Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
c/o Vasile Tudoran Transport
819 Ohio Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90804
Contact: Vasile Tudoran
Phone: (562) 882-5590
Fax: (562) 434-9800
Use above address for mail only; must be delivered five days prior to ship arrival in San Francisco.
For all packages and larger items, send directly to the address below. Please notify Vasile Tudoran, firstname.lastname@example.org, and email@example.com in advance of all shipments
R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
c/o Marine Express, Inc.
2900 Main St.
Alameda, CA 94501
Contact: Troy Esch, Marine Express Operations Manager
Phone: (510) 523-8900
Fax: (510) 523-6466
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
|Isotope Use Approval:||no|
|No need for Ships Rad van. Request is to put aboard 6 - 2mCi sealed sources of 85Kr to be transoport in and only used in a locked van.|
|Allison Heater (f), Catie Graver (f)|
|Loading will take place at B.A.E. Shipyard in San Diego Ca. |
NEW 3/11: MAY 5 will drop IMET tower for Jeff Hare to set up instrumentation.
May 6 - 7: Load 02 dk fwd framing system, tower and 02 dk vans and 01 deck vans.
POWER and ETHERNET WILL BE NEEDED BY MAY 7th to 02 and 01 dk vans
May 6-11: Science may work on vans on the 02 deck. But they should understand that the ships crew will not be able to help them during this time. A SSSG Tech will be made available for assistance. LIMITED ACCESS.
May 11-13: complete full Mobilization and set up; loading remaining vans, cylinders and other equipment.
Pier location: PIER 27
|Atlantis will need to off load all ships vans EXCEPT CHEM VAN, prior to May 6th load date. Those vans will be stored at west coast van pool lot, then will be trucked to San Fran in time for Mobilzation around June 11-12th. |
Also WHOI vans will need "D.O.T." inspections before being trucked. Eric B and Chris G will work on this.
PLEASE READ "Calnex Goals and Sampling Plan" for cruise plan information and more deck plans. This can be found in "supporting documentaion near top of synopsis".