Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Cruise Planning Synopsis


OC476-02

Ship

R/V Oceanus

Cruise Party

Dan Bogarth: Principal Investigator
Organization Name
+1 508 548 1400
dbogarth@whoi.edu

Maureen Conte: Chief Scientist
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences c/o Ecosystems Center, MBL Woods Hole, MA USA 02543
+1 508 289 7744
mconte@mbl.edu

Damian Grundle: Principal Investigator
University of Victoria Victoria, British Columbia Canada
+1 250 857 0270
dgrundle@uvic.ca

Brian Hogue: Principal Investigator
Organization Name USA
+1 508 289 3436 ext. 3436
bhogue@whoi.edu

Scott Worrilow: Principal Investigator
Organization Name USA
+1 508 289 2458 ext. 2458
sworrilow@whoi.edu
- added Maureen Conte as Chief Scientist on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
- added Dan Bogarth as Principal Investigator on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
- added Damian Grundle as Principal Investigator on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
- added Brian Hogue as Principal Investigator on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
- added Scott Worrilow as Principal Investigator on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway

Departure: Oct 14, 2011

St Georges BDA

Arrival: Oct 16, 2011

St Georges

Operations Area

NA6
- NA6 on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
Lat/Lon: 31° 50.0′ N / 64° 10.0′ W
- set lat to 31° 50.0′ N, set lon to 64° 10.0′ W on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
Depth Range: 4400 / 4500
- set min to 4400, set max to 4500 on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country? Bermuda
- Bermuda on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
Are visas or special travel documents required? no
- set to no on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway

Science Objectives

Recovery of OFP sediment trap mooring by deep ocean dragging ops.
Recovery of short OFP sediment trap mooring by normal mooring recovery ops.
- Recovery of OFP sediment trap mooring by deep ocean dragging ops.
Recovery of short OFP sediment trap mooring by normal mooring recovery ops.
on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway

Science Activities

Recovery of OFP sediment trap mooring by deep ocean dragging ops.
Recovery of short OFP sediment trap mooring by normal mooring recovery ops.
- Recovery of OFP sediment trap mooring by deep ocean dragging ops.
Recovery of short OFP sediment trap mooring by normal mooring recovery ops.
on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway

Additional Info

Pre-cruise Planning Meeting: Visit WHOI
- Visit WHOI on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
- on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway

Stations:

  OFP site
  Distance: 50
  Days: 3
  Latitude: 31° 50.0’ N
  Longitude: 64° 10.0’ E
- added Name: OFP site, Lat: 31° 50.0’ N, Lon: 64° 10.0’ E, Distance: 50, Days: 3 on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway

Supporting documentation:

»OFPcruise_plan_draft18aug11.doc
- added OFPcruise_plan_draft18aug11.doc on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway

Funding

Funding Agency: NSF
Grant or contract number: OCE-0927098

Scientific Instrumentation for R/V Oceanus

Shipboard Equipment

Bathymetry System 12 kHz,
Transducer well for visiting instrumentation,
Deionized Water System,
12 kHz Pinger for Wire Use,
ADCP 75 kHz
-added 12 kHz Pinger for Wire Use on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
-added ADCP 75 kHz on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
-added Deionized Water System on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
-added Transducer well for visiting instrumentation on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
-added Bathymetry System 12 kHz on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway

Shipboard Communication

Basic Internet access via HiSeasNet
-added Basic Internet access via HiSeasNet on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway

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 Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway

Critical CTD Sensors

MET Sensors

Barometric Pressure,
Wind speed and direction,
Air temperature,
Relative Humidity,
Precipitation,
Short Wave Solar Radiation
-added Air temperature on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
-added Barometric Pressure on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
-added Precipitation on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
-added Relative Humidity on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
-added Short Wave Solar Radiation on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
-added Wind speed and direction on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway

Sample Storage

Refrigerator 8.6 cu. ft.
-added Refrigerator 8.6 cu. ft. on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
Storage Notes:

Navigation

Will you be using Long Base Line (LBL) navigation? no
- added no on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
How many nets? null
How many tansponders? null
Will you be using Doppler/GPS navigation? no
- added no on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
Navigation Notes:

Winches

Mooring / TSE winch,
Trawl Winch with 9/16th trawl wire
-added Mooring / TSE winch on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
-added Trawl Winch with 9/16th trawl wire on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
Winch Notes: Winches and assoc deck gear required for deep ocean dragging and also normal mooring recovery ops. Please contact Scott Worrilow for specific Oceanus equipment needs.
- added Winches and assoc deck gear required for deep ocean dragging and also normal mooring recovery ops. Please contact Scott Worrilow for specific Oceanus equipment needs. on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway

Wire use and application

Trawl Winch with 9/16th trawl wire
-added Trawl Winch with 9/16th trawl wire on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
Wires Notes: WHOI dragging wire kit, including grapnels and pinger, will be attached to trawl wire . Please contact Scott Worrilow for specifics.
- added WHOI dragging wire kit, including grapnels and pinger, will be attached to trawl wire . Please contact Scott Worrilow for specifics. on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway

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: yes Type: WHOI dragging kit
Cruise Specific Science Winch Required: no Type: 
Nets Required: no Type: 
Mooring Deployment/Recovery Equipment Revisions

- Mooring Deployment/Recovery Equipment Required? : changed from no to yes on Aug 25, 2011 4:27 PM by Eric Benway
- Mooring Deployment/Recovery Equipment Required? : added no on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
- Type : added WHOI dragging kit on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway

Over the Side Equipment

Will you be bringing any equipment (winches, blocks, etc.) that lowers instruments over the side? no

Special Requirements

Elecrical Power: no Identify: 
Equipment Handling: no Identify: 
Inter/intraship Communications: no Identify: 
Science Stowage: yes Identify: stowage for upright fridge/freezer, 2 wire baskets, 3 empty wire baskets, 3-4 hand carry crates
Water: no Identify: 
Science Stowage Revisions

- Science Stowage : changed from no to yes on Aug 25, 2011 4:27 PM by Eric Benway
- Science Stowage : added no on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
- Identify : added stowage for upright fridge/freezer, 2 wire baskets, 3 empty wire baskets, 3-4 hand carry crates on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway

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 Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
Describe deployment method and quantity:
The sediment trap samples contain mercuric chloride in seawater (200 mg/l conc.)
- added The sediment trap samples contain mercuric chloride in seawater (200 mg/l conc.) on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway

Radioactive Material

Radioiosotopes:no

Additional Information

Is night time work anticipated on this cruise?yes
- added yes on Aug 25, 2011 4:26 PM by Eric Benway
Specialized tech support (Seabeam, coring, other):
Other required equipment and special needs:

Checklist & Notes

Checklist

U.S. Customs Form: yes
- added yes on Aug 25, 2011 4:30 PM by Eric Benway
Diplomatic Clearance: yes
- added yes on Aug 25, 2011 4:30 PM by Eric Benway
Date Submitted: Aug 17, 2011
- added Aug 17, 2011 on Aug 25, 2011 4:30 PM by Eric Benway
Date Approved:
Agent Information:
Master R/V OCEANUS
Attn: Scientist's Name
IN TRANSIT
c/o Meyer Shipping
Somers Wharf
14 Water St.
St. Georges, GE BX
BERMUDA

Contact: Capt. John Moore
Phone:
1-441-297-2303
Fax: (441) 295-4556
Email: meyershipping@ibl.bm

Contact:  Joseph Simas, VP, Marine Operations
Phone:  1-441-296-9798
24 hour Cell:  1-441-337-8384
Fax:  1-441-295-4556
Email: JoeS@meyer.bm

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 Master R/V OCEANUS
Attn: Scientist's Name
IN TRANSIT
c/o Meyer Shipping
Somers Wharf
14 Water St.
St. Georges, GE BX
BERMUDA

Contact: Capt. John Moore
Phone:
1-441-297-2303
Fax: (441) 295-4556
Email: meyershipping@ibl.bm

Contact:  Joseph Simas, VP, Marine Operations
Phone:  1-441-296-9798
24 hour Cell:  1-441-337-8384
Fax:  1-441-295-4556
Email: JoeS@meyer.bm

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 Aug 25, 2011 4:30 PM by Eric Benway
Countries:
Notes:
Anything Loaded in US that is returning needs at US Custom form 4455 filled out by Sept 29, 2011.
See Chad Smith for details.
- added Anything Loaded in US that is returning needs at US Custom form 4455 filled out by Sept 29, 2011.
See Chad Smith for details.
on Aug 25, 2011 4:30 PM by Eric Benway
Isotope Use Approval: no
- added no on Aug 25, 2011 4:30 PM by Eric Benway
Isotope Notes:
SCUBA Diving: no
- added no on Aug 25, 2011 4:30 PM by Eric Benway

Checklist

SSSG Tech:
Pre Load at WHOI with Eglinton / Manganini Mob/cruise.
Oct 13 will probably be a Touch and Go with arrivial and departure same day.
- added Pre Load at WHOI with Eglinton / Manganini Mob/cruise.
Oct 13 will probably be a Touch and Go with arrivial and departure same day.
on Aug 25, 2011 4:30 PM by Eric Benway