Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Cruise Planning Synopsis


OC471-04

Ship

R/V Oceanus

Cruise Party

Craig Lee: Chief Scientist, Principal Investigator
Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington 1013 NE 40th St Seattle, WA USA 98105-6698
+1 206 685 7656
craig@apl.washington.edu
- removed Jim Ledwell as Principal Investigator on May 10, 2011 10:59 AM by Eric Benway
- added Jim Ledwell as Principal Investigator on Apr 11, 2011 1:05 PM by Betsey Doherty
- added Craig Lee as Chief Scientist on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
- added Craig Lee as Principal Investigator on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty

Departure: Jun 1, 2011

Morehead City, NC

Arrival: Jun 21, 2011

Morehead City, NC

Operations Area

Within 300 nautical miles of the Outer Banks of North Carolina (Cape Hatteras), on the seaward side of the Gulf Stream.
- Within 300 nautical miles of the Outer Banks of North Carolina (Cape Hatteras), on the seaward side of the Gulf Stream. on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
Lat/Lon: 34° 0.0′ N / 74° 0.0′ W
- set lat to 34° 0.0′ N, set lon to 74° 0.0′ W on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
Depth Range: min / max (m)
- set max to max (m) on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country? no

Science Objectives

Studies of lateral mixing in the upper ocean with dye releases, profiling floats, AUV, Gliders, drifters, towed sensor systems, and moving vessel profilers. Dye and drifters will be released and followed for 1 to 5 days as they disperse. The other systems will be used to conduct surveys of the region around the dye, both to sample the dye and to collect measurements for studies of submesoscale dynamics.
- Studies of lateral mixing in the upper ocean with dye releases, profiling floats, AUV, Gliders, drifters, towed sensor systems, and moving vessel profilers. Dye and drifters will be released and followed for 1 to 5 days as they disperse. The other systems will be used to conduct surveys of the region around the dye, both to sample the dye and to collect measurements for studies of submesoscale dynamics. on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty

Science Activities

Oceanus will support:
(1) Towed surveys of an limited domain (likely no larger that 50 km by 50 km) using the Triaxus undulating towed profiler (APL-UW)
(2) Towed surveys of a small domain (likely no larger than 5 km by 5 km) using the Hammerhead towed vehicle (Univ of Victoria)
(3) REMUS AUV operations (UMass Dartmouth)
(4) Opportunistic recovery and deployment of floats, drifters and gliders, supported by APL-UW personnel on the Triaxus team.
Rough operational tempo for any given 48h period will be 36h surveying with Triaxus, followed by 12h of REMUS operations, with Hammerhead surveys conducted in conjunction with REMUS operations.
REMUS operations to be supported by Northwind RHIB.
- Oceanus will support:
(1) Towed surveys of an limited domain (likely no larger that 50 km by 50 km) using the Triaxus undulating towed profiler (APL-UW)
(2) Towed surveys of a small domain (likely no larger than 5 km by 5 km) using the Hammerhead towed vehicle (Univ of Victoria)
(3) REMUS AUV operations (UMass Dartmouth)
(4) Opportunistic recovery and deployment of floats, drifters and gliders, supported by APL-UW personnel on the Triaxus team.
Rough operational tempo for any given 48h period will be 36h surveying with Triaxus, followed by 12h of REMUS operations, with Hammerhead surveys conducted in conjunction with REMUS operations.
REMUS operations to be supported by Northwind RHIB.
on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty

Additional Info

Pre-cruise Planning Meeting: Teleconference
- Teleconference on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
Meeting Notes: May 16 teleconference
- -changed to May 16 teleconference on May 10, 2011 10:59 AM by Eric Benway
- on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty

Stations:

Supporting documentation:

»3D_Deck_Layout_Lee_OC471-04.skp
»Ledwell_Lee_deck_plan_OC_2.0.png
»LATMIX11_OceanusProspectus-1.pdf
»Ledwell_Hammerhead_Winch_1.jpg
»TriaxusPhotos-2.pdf
»HammerheadPhoto-2.pdf
- added 3D_Deck_Layout_Lee_OC471-04.skp on May 10, 2011 3:51 PM by Chad Smith
- added Ledwell_Lee_deck_plan_OC_2.0.png on May 3, 2011 3:52 PM by Chad Smith
- added LATMIX11_OceanusProspectus-1.pdf on May 2, 2011 2:14 PM by Chad Smith
- added Ledwell_Hammerhead_Winch_1.jpg on Apr 21, 2011 8:24 AM by Chad Smith
- added TriaxusPhotos-2.pdf on Apr 21, 2011 8:22 AM by Chad Smith
- added HammerheadPhoto-2.pdf on Apr 21, 2011 8:21 AM by Chad Smith
- Ledwell_Lee_deck_plan_OC.PNG on May 3, 2011 3:51 PM by Chad Smith
- added Ledwell_Lee_deck_plan_OC.PNG on Apr 14, 2011 8:17 AM by Chad Smith

Funding

Funding Agency: ONR/NAVY
Grant or contract number: N00014-09-1-0266

Scientific Instrumentation for R/V Oceanus


- added Two science-supplied winched and blocks for Triaxus and Hammerhead operations. on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty

Shipboard Equipment

Transducer well for visiting instrumentation,
Deionized Water System,
ADCP 75 kHz
-added ADCP 75 kHz on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
-added Deionized Water System on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
-added Transducer well for visiting instrumentation on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty

Shipboard Communication

Basic Internet access via HiSeasNet,
Is there a need to receive data from shore on a regular basis?,
Is there a need to transfer data to shore on a regular basis?,
Is there an expectation to use Skype or any other real-time video conference program?
-added Basic Internet access via HiSeasNet on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
-added Is there a need to receive data from shore on a regular basis? on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
-added Is there a need to transfer data to shore on a regular basis? on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
-added Is there an expectation to use Skype or any other real-time video conference program? on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty

CTD/Water Sampling

Seapoint STM turbidity sensor,
Wet Labs ECO-AFL fluorometer,
Wet Labs C*Star transmissometer (660nm wavelength),
911+ Rosette 24-position, 10-liter bottle Rosette with dual T/C sensors,
SBE43 oxygen sensor,
Biospherical underwater PAR (1000m depth limit) with reference Surface PAR
-added 911+ Rosette 24-position, 10-liter bottle Rosette with dual T/C sensors on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
-added Biospherical underwater PAR (1000m depth limit) with reference Surface PAR on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
-added SBE43 oxygen sensor on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
-added Seapoint STM turbidity sensor on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
-added Wet Labs C*Star transmissometer (660nm wavelength) on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
-added Wet Labs ECO-AFL fluorometer on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty

Critical CTD Sensors

MET Sensors

Barometric Pressure,
Wind speed and direction,
Air temperature,
Relative Humidity,
Precipitation,
Short Wave Solar Radiation
-added Air temperature on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
-added Barometric Pressure on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
-added Precipitation on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
-added Relative Humidity on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
-added Short Wave Solar Radiation on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
-added Wind speed and direction on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
Storage Notes:

Navigation

Will you be using Long Base Line (LBL) navigation? no
- added no on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
How many nets? null
How many tansponders? null
Will you be using Doppler/GPS navigation? no
- added no on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
Navigation Notes: This cruise will have HEAVY AUV's in the operating area.  Science will be providing a portable screen (possibly laptop or slave screen) with AIS information for the floats and vehicles in the water. 
- added This cruise will have HEAVY AUV's in the operating area.  Science will be providing a portable screen (possibly laptop or slave screen) with AIS information for the floats and vehicles in the water. 
on May 13, 2011 11:09 AM by Eric Benway

Winches

Other Portable Winch,
CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire
-added CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
-added Other Portable Winch on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
Winch Notes: Triaxus Winch (Science Party Supplied)
  • Dynacon model 10030
  • line pull: 3500 lbs
  • Requires 3-phase 440v
Hammerhead winch (Science Party Supplied)
  • 220V 3-phase power
  • Footprint: 4.5' x 4.5' x 4.5'
  • Weight: 2200lbs
- changed from Triaxus Winch (Science Party Supplied)
  • Dynacon model 10030
  • line pull: 3500 lbs
  • Requires 3-phase 440v
Hammerhead winch (Science Party Supplied)
  • 220V 3-phase power
  • Footprint: 4.5' x 4.5' x 4.5'
  • Weight: 2200lbs
to Triaxus Winch (Science Party Supplied)
  • Dynacon model 10030
  • line pull: 3500 lbs
  • Requires 3-phase 440v
Hammerhead winch (Science Party Supplied)
  • 220V 3-phase power
  • Footprint: 4.5' x 4.5' x 4.5'
  • Weight: 2200lbs
on May 13, 2011 10:47 AM by Eric Benway
- changed from Science will supply 2 winches, details to be provided in a separate document.
Hammerhead winch requires 220V 3-phase power.
Triaxus winch requires 440V 3-phase power.
to Triaxus Winch (Science Party Supplied)
  • Dynacon model 10030
  • line pull: 3500 lbs
  • Requires 3-phase 440v
Hammerhead winch (Science Party Supplied)
  • 220V 3-phase power
  • Footprint: 4.5' x 4.5' x 4.5'
  • Weight: 2200lbs
on May 2, 2011 2:32 PM by Chad Smith
- added Science will supply 2 winches, details to be provided in a separate document.
Hammerhead winch requires 220V 3-phase power.
Triaxus winch requires 440V 3-phase power.
on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
Wires Notes: Triaxus operates on a 10mm, double-armored, torque balanced electro-optical cable. The packages contains 2 single mode fibers and 4 conductors (used for power only).
Rochester A305382
Breaking strength: 16000lbs



- changed from Triaxus operates on a 10mm, double-armored, torque balanced electro-optical cable. The packages contains 2 single mode fibers and 4 conductors (used for power only).
Will supply operational details in a separate document.
to Triaxus operates on a 10mm, double-armored, torque balanced electro-optical cable. The packages contains 2 single mode fibers and 4 conductors (used for power only).
Rochester A305382
Breaking strength: 16000lbs



on May 2, 2011 2:32 PM by Chad Smith
- added Triaxus operates on a 10mm, double-armored, torque balanced electro-optical cable. The packages contains 2 single mode fibers and 4 conductors (used for power only).
Will supply operational details in a separate document.
on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty

Standard Oceanographic Cables

Slip ring required? no Number of conductors: 
Non-standard wire required? no Type: 
Traction winch required? no Describe: 

Specialized Deck Equipment

Mooring Deployment/Recovery Equipment Required: no Type: 
Cruise Specific Science Winch Required: yes Type: two science supplied winches
Nets Required: no Type: 
Cruise Specific Science Winch Revisions

- Cruise Specific Science Winch Required? : changed from no to yes on May 13, 2011 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
- Cruise Specific Science Winch Required? : added no on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
- Type : added two science supplied winches on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty

Over the Side Equipment

Will you be bringing any equipment (winches, blocks, etc.) that lowers instruments over the side? yes
Details:
Two science-supplied winched and blocks for Triaxus and Hammerhead operations.

Special Requirements

Elecrical Power: yes Identify: 220V, 3-phase and 440V, 3-phase power for winches
Equipment Handling: no Identify: 
Inter/intraship Communications: yes Identify: 3 ship operation with Comms between and ship to shore
Science Stowage: yes Identify: 10 ft storage van
Water: no Identify: 
Electrical Power Revisions

- Electrical Power : changed from no to yes on May 13, 2011 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
- Electrical Power : added no on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
- Identify : added 220V, 3-phase and 440V, 3-phase power for winches on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
Inter/intraship Communications Revisions

- Inter/intraship Communications : changed from no to yes on May 13, 2011 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
- Inter/intraship Communications : added no on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
- Identify : added 3 ship operation with Comms between and ship to shore on May 13, 2011 10:47 AM by Eric Benway
Science Stowage Revisions

- Science Stowage : changed from no to yes on May 13, 2011 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
- Science Stowage : added no on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
- Identify : added 10 ft storage van on May 13, 2011 10:47 AM by Eric Benway

Additional Cruise Items/Activities

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

- changed from no to yes on May 13, 2011 10:47 AM by Eric Benway
- added no on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty

Hazardous Material

Will hazardous material be utilized?no
- added no on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
Describe deployment method and quantity:

Radioactive Material

Radioiosotopes:no

Additional Information

Is night time work anticipated on this cruise?yes
- added yes on Apr 11, 2011 11:46 AM by Betsey Doherty
Specialized tech support (Seabeam, coring, other):
Other required equipment and special needs:
Crew to operate URI 24 "Northwind" RHIB.  This will come with cradle.
- added Crew to operate URI 24 "Northwind" RHIB.  This will come with cradle. on May 13, 2011 10:47 AM by Eric Benway

Checklist & Notes

Checklist

U.S. Customs Form: no
- added no on May 13, 2011 10:51 AM by Eric Benway
Diplomatic Clearance: no
- added no on May 13, 2011 10:51 AM by Eric Benway
Date Submitted:
Date Approved:
Agent Information:
MOREHEAD CITY - NC. USA


For small shipments/correspondence:


Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
Terminal Shipping Company, Inc.
SmithCreek Center
1536 Castle Hayne Road
Suite D
Wilmington, NC  28401

Ph (910) 763-9065
Fax (910) 341-7970

Mailing address:

Terminal Shipping Company, Inc.
P.O. Box 2072
Wilmington, NC  28402

Contact: Terry Edwards - Mgr/Ops
Cell (910) 262-0215
Vanessa Guyton - administrative

Email: opswlmnc@termship.com

For large/heavy shipments:

Please note:  Advance arrangements must be made with the Agent and WHOI contacts for shipments to Morehead City Port:

Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
North Carolina State Ports Authority (MHCSPA)
113 Arendall Street
Morehead City, NC  28557

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
- added MOREHEAD CITY - NC. USA


For small shipments/correspondence:


Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
Terminal Shipping Company, Inc.
SmithCreek Center
1536 Castle Hayne Road
Suite D
Wilmington, NC  28401

Ph (910) 763-9065
Fax (910) 341-7970

Mailing address:

Terminal Shipping Company, Inc.
P.O. Box 2072
Wilmington, NC  28402

Contact: Terry Edwards - Mgr/Ops
Cell (910) 262-0215
Vanessa Guyton - administrative

Email: opswlmnc@termship.com

For large/heavy shipments:

Please note:  Advance arrangements must be made with the Agent and WHOI contacts for shipments to Morehead City Port:

Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
North Carolina State Ports Authority (MHCSPA)
113 Arendall Street
Morehead City, NC  28557

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
on May 13, 2011 10:51 AM by Eric Benway
Countries:
Notes:
Isotope Use Approval: no
- added no on May 13, 2011 10:51 AM by Eric Benway
Isotope Notes:
SCUBA Diving: no
- added no on May 13, 2011 10:51 AM by Eric Benway

Checklist

SSSG Tech:
Robb Hagg
- added Robb Hagg on May 13, 2011 10:51 AM by Eric Benway
Mobilization May 29 - May 31  - Memorial Day weekend.
Forklift required for loading. Stevedore charges and container storage fees.
Forklift required to transfer URI Mocness to Endeavor

DEMOB
June 21 & 22nd = Tues Wed.  Forklift req. again.
- added Mobilization May 29 - May 31  - Memorial Day weekend.
Forklift required for loading. Stevedore charges and container storage fees.
Forklift required to transfer URI Mocness to Endeavor

DEMOB
June 21 & 22nd = Tues Wed.  Forklift req. again.
on May 13, 2011 10:51 AM by Eric Benway
This cruise will also be installing a portable laptop up on the bridge to aid naviagtion with AIS information for all AUV's in the operating area. 

Cirtical element is the ship to shore and back communications. Data transfers for auv targets and floats, water column information etc.,.
- added This cruise will also be installing a portable laptop up on the bridge to aid naviagtion with AIS information for all AUV's in the operating area. 

Cirtical element is the ship to shore and back communications. Data transfers for auv targets and floats, water column information etc.,.
on May 13, 2011 10:51 AM by Eric Benway