Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Cruise Planning Synopsis


OC472

Ship

R/V Oceanus

Cruise Party

John Toole: Principal Investigator, Chief Scientist
Organization Name USA
+1 508 289 2531
jtoole@whoi.edu
- added John Toole as Chief Scientist on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
- added John Toole as Principal Investigator on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith

Departure: Jul 25, 2011

WHOI

Arrival: Aug 3, 2011

WHOI

Operations Area

Southeast from Offshore New England to Northwest of Bermuda
- Southeast from Offshore New England to Northwest of Bermuda on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
Lat/Lon: 41° 31.0′ N / 70° 40.0′ W
- set lat to 41° 31.0′ N, set lon to 70° 40.0′ W on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
Depth Range: min / max (m)
- set min to , set max to max (m) on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country? no

Science Objectives

Line W: A sustained measurement program sampling the North Atlantic Deep Western Boundary Current and Gulf Stream Line W: A sustained measurement program sampling the North Atlantic Deep Western Boundary Current and Gulf Stream

 

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Line W: A sustained measurement program sampling the North Atlantic Deep Western Boundary Current and Gulf Stream Line W: A sustained measurement program sampling the North Atlantic Deep Western Boundary Current and Gulf Stream

 

on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith

Science Activities

occupy ~26-station CTD/O2/LADCP section with water sample collection at up to 24 levels in the vertical, on-board analyses of salinity, oxygen, CFC water samples, underway sampling with SADCP, meteorology, thermosalinograph, echosounding
- occupy ~26-station CTD/O2/LADCP section with water sample collection at up to 24 levels in the vertical, on-board analyses of salinity, oxygen, CFC water samples, underway sampling with SADCP, meteorology, thermosalinograph, echosounding on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith

Additional Info

Pre-cruise Planning Meeting: Visit WHOI
- Visit WHOI on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
Meeting Notes: Pre Cruise Completed 5/23/11
- Pre Cruise Completed 5/23/11 on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith

Stations:

Supporting documentation:

»Toole_Station_List.docx
- added Toole_Station_List.docx on Jul 18, 2011 10:08 AM by Chad Smith
- Toole.docx on Jul 18, 2011 10:08 AM by Chad Smith
- added Toole.docx on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith

Funding

Funding Agency: NSF
Grant or contract number: OCE-0726720

Scientific Instrumentation for R/V Oceanus


- added : air tuggers, tag lines, hooks and poles for CTD overboarding, sled to move CTD into the wet lab on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith

Shipboard Equipment

Bathymetry System 12 kHz,
Deionized Water System,
ADCP 75 kHz
-added ADCP 75 kHz on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
-added Bathymetry System 12 kHz on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
-added Deionized Water System on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith

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
-added 911+ Rosette 24-position, 10-liter bottle Rosette with dual T/C sensors on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
-added SBE43 oxygen sensor on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
-added Seapoint STM turbidity sensor on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
-added Wet Labs C*Star transmissometer (660nm wavelength) on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
-added Wet Labs ECO-AFL fluorometer on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith

Critical CTD Sensors

Altimiter
- added Altimiter on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith

Hydrographic Analysis Equipment

Dissolved Oxygen Titration System (Brinkmann Titrator),
Salinometer
-added Dissolved Oxygen Titration System (Brinkmann Titrator) on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
-added Salinometer on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith

MET Sensors

Barometric Pressure,
Wind speed and direction,
Air temperature,
Relative Humidity,
Precipitation,
Short Wave Solar Radiation
-added Air temperature on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
-added Barometric Pressure on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
-added Precipitation on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
-added Relative Humidity on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
-added Short Wave Solar Radiation on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
-added Wind speed and direction on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
Storage Notes:

Navigation

Will you be using Long Base Line (LBL) navigation? no
- added no on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
How many nets? null
How many tansponders? null
Will you be using Doppler/GPS navigation? no
- added no on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
Navigation Notes:

Winches

CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire
-added CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
Winch Notes: Requires slip ring
- added Requires slip ring on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
Wires 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:
: air tuggers, tag lines, hooks and poles for CTD overboarding, sled to move CTD into the wet lab

Special Requirements

Elecrical Power: no Identify: 
Equipment Handling: yes Identify: : air tuggers, tag lines, hooks and poles for CTD overboarding, sled to move CTD into the wet lab
Inter/intraship Communications: no Identify: 
Science Stowage: no Identify: 
Water: no Identify: 
Equipment Handling Revisions

- Equipment Handling : changed from no to yes on Jul 18, 2011 10:30 AM by Chad Smith
- Equipment Handling : added no on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
- Identify : added : air tuggers, tag lines, hooks and poles for CTD overboarding, sled to move CTD into the wet lab on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith

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?yes
- added yes on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
Describe deployment method and quantity:
O2 titration chemicals will be handled by Dave Wellwood following standard protocols. Dave will provide MSDS forms by sailing time.
- added O2 titration chemicals will be handled by Dave Wellwood following standard protocols. Dave will provide MSDS forms by sailing time. on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith

Radioactive Material

Radioiosotopes:no

Additional Information

Is night time work anticipated on this cruise?yes
- added yes on Jul 18, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
Specialized tech support (Seabeam, coring, other):
Other required equipment and special needs:

Checklist & Notes

Checklist

U.S. Customs Form: no
- added no on Jul 18, 2011 10:31 AM by Chad Smith
Diplomatic Clearance: no
- added no on Jul 18, 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
- added Chad Smith
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
266 Woods Hole Road
Woods Hole, MA
02543
on Jul 18, 2011 10:31 AM by Chad Smith
Countries:
USA
International Waters
- added USA
International Waters
on Jul 18, 2011 10:31 AM by Chad Smith
Notes:
Isotope Use Approval: no
- added no on Jul 18, 2011 10:31 AM by Chad Smith
Isotope Notes:
SCUBA Diving: no
- added no on Jul 18, 2011 10:31 AM by Chad Smith

Checklist

SSSG Tech: