Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Cruise Planning Synopsis


KN202

Ship

R/V Knorr

Cruise Party

Phil Abbot: Principal Investigator
Organization Name USA
+1 781 862 8339
Abbot@OASISLex.com

Ben Allen: Principal Investigator
Organization Name USA
+1 508 289 2930
BAllen@WHOI.edu

Lee Freitag: Chief Scientist
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Smith 208, MS#18 Woods Hole, Ma. USA 02543
+1 508 289 3285
lfreitag@whoi.edu

Mark Stevenson: Principal Investigator
Organization Name USA
+1 619 533 5706
Mark.Stevenson@Navy.mil
- added Lee Freitag as Chief Scientist on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
- added Phil Abbot as Principal Investigator on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
- added Ben Allen as Principal Investigator on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
- added Mark Stevenson as Principal Investigator on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith

Departure: Jul 23, 2011

Woods Hole

Arrival: Aug 5, 2011

Woods Hole

Operations Area

60 nm South of Martha's Vineyard
- 60 nm South of Martha's Vineyard on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
Lat/Lon: 40° 34.5′ N / 70° 53.0′ W
- set lat to 40° 34.5′ N, set lon to 70° 53.0′ W on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
Depth Range: 60m / 300m
- set min to 60m, set max to 300m on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country? no

Science Objectives

Objectives include: 
-  Evaluate navigation on the REMUS 600 UUV.
-  Evaluate performance of multiple aspects of autonomous control of UUVs and gliders.
-  Demonstrate acoustic communications between gliders and UUVs.

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Objectives include: 
-  Evaluate navigation on the REMUS 600 UUV.
-  Evaluate performance of multiple aspects of autonomous control of UUVs and gliders.
-  Demonstrate acoustic communications between gliders and UUVs.

on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith

Science Activities

Two main science activities:

Operate and measure environmental parameters (CTD) with up to four UW Seagliders

Operate and measure environmental parameters (CTD and others) with up to five REMUS 600 class UUVs.
- Two main science activities:

Operate and measure environmental parameters (CTD) with up to four UW Seagliders

Operate and measure environmental parameters (CTD and others) with up to five REMUS 600 class UUVs.
on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith

Additional Info

Pre-cruise Planning Meeting: Teleconference/Visit WHOI
- Teleconference/Visit WHOI on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
- on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith

Stations:

  Station 1
  Distance: 75
  Days: 14
  Latitude: 39° 39.5’ N
  Longitude: 70° 45.0’ E
- added Name: Station 1, Lat: 39° 39.5’ N, Lon: 70° 45.0’ E, Distance: 75, Days: 14 on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith

Supporting documentation:

»Shopfel_Freitag_Knorr_Layout.JPG
»370_Meter_Design.pdf
- added Shopfel_Freitag_Knorr_Layout.JPG on Jul 20, 2011 2:53 PM by Chad Smith
- added 370_Meter_Design.pdf on Jul 20, 2011 2:53 PM by Eric Benway
- -changed Meter design is the mooring to be deployed. to on Jul 20, 2011 2:53 PM by Chad Smith
- -added Meter design is the mooring to be deployed. on Jul 20, 2011 2:53 PM by Eric Benway

Funding

Funding Agency: WHOI
Grant or contract number: N00014-09-C-0162

Scientific Instrumentation for R/V Knorr

Shipboard Equipment

Bathymetry System 12 kHz,
ADCP 300 kHz,
Sippican XBT System (Mark 21),
Bathymetry System 3.5 kHz ,
ADCP 75 kHz
-added ADCP 300 kHz on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
-added ADCP 75 kHz on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
-added Bathymetry System 12 kHz on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
-added Bathymetry System 3.5 kHz on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
-added Sippican XBT System (Mark 21) on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith

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?
-added Basic Internet access via HiSeasNet on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
-added Is there a need to receive data from shore on a regular basis? on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
-added Is there a need to transfer data to shore on a regular basis? on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith

CTD/Water Sampling

911+ Rosette 24-position, 10-liter bottle Rosette with dual T/C sensors
-added 911+ Rosette 24-position, 10-liter bottle Rosette with dual T/C sensors on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith

Critical CTD Sensors

CTD only, no water sampling
- added CTD only, no water sampling on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith

MET Sensors

Air temperature,
Wind speed and direction,
Barometric Pressure,
Relative Humidity
-added Air temperature on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
-added Wind speed and direction on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
-added Barometric Pressure on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
-added Relative Humidity on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
Storage Notes:

Navigation

Will you be using Long Base Line (LBL) navigation? no
- added no on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
How many nets? null
How many tansponders? null
Will you be using Doppler/GPS navigation?no
- added no on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith

Navigation

GPS
-added GPS on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
Navigation Notes: Ship's GPS only.
- added Ship's GPS only. on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith

Winches

CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire,
Other Portable Winch
-added Other Portable Winch on Jul 21, 2011 10:28 AM by Chad Smith
-added CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
Winch Notes: 'NY Tunnel Winch'- Supplied by science party for hauling in floats & 500lbs anchors.
- added 'NY Tunnel Winch'- Supplied by science party for hauling in floats & 500lbs anchors. on Jul 21, 2011 10:28 AM by Chad Smith
Wire Notes:

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: 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:
WHOI REMUS 600 launch and recovery system.
- added WHOI REMUS 600 launch and recovery system. on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith

Special Requirements

Elecrical Power: yes Identify: 440 AC 3 phase
Equipment Handling: no Identify: 
Inter/intraship Communications: no Identify: 
Science Stowage: no Identify: 
Water: no Identify: 
Electrical Power Revisions

- Electrical Power : changed from no to yes on Jul 21, 2011 10:29 AM by Chad Smith
- Electrical Power : added no on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
- Identify : added 440 AC 3 phase on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith

Additional Cruise Items/Activities

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

Hazardous Material

Will hazardous material be utilized?yes
- added yes on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
Describe deployment method and quantity:
REMUS UUVs contain Lithium Ion batteries.
- added REMUS UUVs contain Lithium Ion batteries. on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith

Radioactive Material

Radioiosotopes:no

Additional Information

Is night time work anticipated on this cruise?yes
- added yes on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
Specialized tech support (Seabeam, coring, other):
None.
- added None. on May 18, 2011 11:46 AM by Chad Smith
Other required equipment and special needs:

Checklist & Notes

Checklist

U.S. Customs Form: no
- added no on Jul 21, 2011 10:31 AM by Chad Smith
Diplomatic Clearance: no
- added no on Jul 21, 2011 10:31 AM by Chad Smith
Date Submitted:
Date Approved:
Agent Information:
Chad Smith
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
266 Woods Hole Road
Woods Hole, MA 02543 USA
508-289-3811
- added Chad Smith
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
266 Woods Hole Road
Woods Hole, MA 02543 USA
508-289-3811
on Jul 21, 2011 10:31 AM by Chad Smith
Countries:
Notes:
Isotope Use Approval: no
- added no on Jul 21, 2011 10:31 AM by Chad Smith
Isotope Notes:
SCUBA Diving: no
- added no on Jul 21, 2011 10:31 AM by Chad Smith

Checklist

SSSG Tech: