Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Cruise Planning Synopsis


OC476-01

Ship

R/V Oceanus

Cruise Party

Timothy Eglinton: Principal Investigator
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Fye 111, MS#04 Woods Hole, Ma. USA 02543
+1 508 289 2627
teglinton@whoi.edu

Steven Manganini: Chief Scientist
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Clark 101, MS#23 Woods Hole, Ma. USA 02543
+1 508 289 2778
smanganini@whoi.edu

Scott Worrilow: Chief Scientist
Organization Name USA
+1 508 289 2458 ext. 2458
sworrilow@whoi.edu
- added Steven Manganini as Chief Scientist on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 PM by Eric Benway
- added Scott Worrilow as Chief Scientist on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 PM by Eric Benway
- added Timothy Eglinton as Principal Investigator on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 PM by Eric Benway

Departure: Oct 1, 2011

Woods Hole

Arrival: Oct 13, 2011

Woods Hole

Operations Area

North Atlantic
- North Atlantic on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 PM by Eric Benway
Lat/Lon:
Depth Range: min / max (m)
- set max to max (m) on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 PM by Eric Benway
Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country? Canada
- Canada on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 PM by Eric Benway
Are visas or special travel documents required? no
- set to no on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 PM by Eric Benway

Science Objectives

To collect settling and suspended particles at 3 locations on the northwest atlantic margin to determine carbon transport from the shelf/slope to the deep basin, coupled with physical oceanographic data from moorings at station W.
- To collect settling and suspended particles at 3 locations on the northwest atlantic margin to determine carbon transport from the shelf/slope to the deep basin, coupled with physical oceanographic data from moorings at station W. on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 PM by Eric Benway

Science Activities

To recover 3 moorings and redeploy 1 mooring at station w.
To take (3) hydrocasts, one at each station to determine nepleloid layers with transmisometer and turbitily sensors on CTD.
To tale (3) LVP casts, one at each station.  (optional)
To take (2) 2 muticores at 2 of the stations. (optional)
- To recover 3 moorings and redeploy 1 mooring at station w.
To take (3) hydrocasts, one at each station to determine nepleloid layers with transmisometer and turbitily sensors on CTD.
To tale (3) LVP casts, one at each station.  (optional)
To take (2) 2 muticores at 2 of the stations. (optional)
on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 PM by Eric Benway

Additional Info

Pre-cruise Planning Meeting: Visit WHOI
- Visit WHOI on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 PM by Eric Benway
- on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 PM by Eric Benway

Stations:

  Nova Scotia Mooring
  Distance: 564
  Days: 0.5
  Latitude: 42° 55.488’ N
  Longitude: 59° 41.662’ W

  Station W M4
  Distance: 561
  Days: 0.5
  Latitude: 38° 26.0’ N
  Longitude: 68° 41.0’ W

  Cape Hatteras Mooring
  Distance: 288
  Days: 0.5
  Latitude: 36° 41.06’ N
  Longitude: 73° 28.33’ W

  Station W M4
  Distance: 288
  Days: 1.0
  Latitude: 38° 26.0’ N
  Longitude: 68° 41.0’ W
- added Name: Nova Scotia Mooring, Lat: 42° 55.488’ N, Lon: 59° 41.662’ W, Distance: 564, Days: 0.5
added Name: Station W M4, Lat: 38° 26.0’ N, Lon: 68° 41.0’ W, Distance: 561, Days: 0.5
added Name: Cape Hatteras Mooring, Lat: 36° 41.06’ N, Lon: 73° 28.33’ W, Distance: 288, Days: 0.5
added Name: Station W M4, Lat: 38° 26.0’ N, Lon: 68° 41.0’ W, Distance: 288, Days: 1.0 on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 PM by Eric Benway

Supporting documentation:

»Egington_Stations.JPG
»WM4_2011-Model.pdf
»WM4_2010-Model.pdf
- added Egington_Stations.JPG on Sep 15, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
- added WM4_2011-Model.pdf on Sep 15, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith
- added WM4_2010-Model.pdf on Sep 15, 2011 10:07 AM by Chad Smith

Funding

Funding Agency: NSF
Grant or contract number: 85135000

Scientific Instrumentation for R/V Oceanus


- added TSE Winch from Rick Trask on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 PM by Eric Benway

Shipboard Communication

Basic Internet access via HiSeasNet
-added Basic Internet access via HiSeasNet on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 PM by Eric Benway

CTD/Water Sampling

Seapoint STM turbidity sensor,
Wet Labs C*Star transmissometer (660nm wavelength),
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 4:33 PM by Eric Benway
-added Seapoint STM turbidity sensor on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 PM by Eric Benway
-added Wet Labs C*Star transmissometer (660nm wavelength) on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 PM by Eric Benway

Critical CTD Sensors

Sediment Sampling

Multi-core
-added Multi-core on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 PM by Eric Benway

Sample Storage

Refrigerator 8.6 cu. ft.
-added Refrigerator 8.6 cu. ft. on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 PM by Eric Benway
Storage Notes:

Navigation

Will you be using Long Base Line (LBL) navigation? no
- added no on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 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 4:33 PM by Eric Benway

Navigation

GPS
-added GPS on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 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 4:33 PM by Eric Benway
-added Trawl Winch with 9/16th trawl wire on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 PM by Eric Benway
Winch Notes:

Wire use and application

Hydro Winch with .25" hydro wire,
Trawl Winch with 9/16th trawl wire
-added Hydro Winch with .25" hydro wire on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 PM by Eric Benway
-added Trawl Winch with 9/16th trawl wire on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 PM by Eric Benway
Wires Notes: We plan to use the hydro Winch for (3) large volume pump casts at each station.  We will attach (4) LVPs per cast.  (4 LVPs @ 200lbea = 1000lbs)
We plan to use the trawl wire for muticoring operations
- added We plan to use the hydro Winch for (3) large volume pump casts at each station.  We will attach (4) LVPs per cast.  (4 LVPs @ 200lbea = 1000lbs)
We plan to use the trawl wire for muticoring operations
on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 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: 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:
TSE Winch from Rick Trask

Special Requirements

Elecrical Power: no Identify: 
Equipment Handling: no Identify: 
Inter/intraship Communications: no Identify: 
Science Stowage: no Identify: 
Water: no Identify: 

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 4:33 PM by Eric Benway
Describe deployment method and quantity:
Our recovered Sediment Trap Samples will contain 0.3% mercuric chloride in seawater which will be enclosed in plastic bottles and transfered into plastic coolers for refrigeration.  We will provide MSDS informatiion.
- added Our recovered Sediment Trap Samples will contain 0.3% mercuric chloride in seawater which will be enclosed in plastic bottles and transfered into plastic coolers for refrigeration.  We will provide MSDS informatiion. on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 PM by Eric Benway

Radioactive Material

Radioiosotopes:no

Additional Information

Is night time work anticipated on this cruise?no
- added no on Aug 25, 2011 4:33 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 4:36 PM by Eric Benway
Diplomatic Clearance: yes
- added yes on Aug 25, 2011 4:36 PM by Eric Benway
Date Submitted: Jun 30, 2011
- added Jun 30, 2011 on Aug 25, 2011 4:36 PM by Eric Benway
Date Approved:
Agent Information:
WOODS HOLE, MA
Master R/V Oceanus
Attn: Scientist's Name - Voy#
c/o WHOI
266 Woods Hole Rd.
Woods Hole, MA 02543

Contact: Chad Smith
Phone: (508) 289-3811
Fax: (508) 457-2185
Email: csmith@whoi.edu






BERMUDA

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 WOODS HOLE, MA
Master R/V Oceanus
Attn: Scientist's Name - Voy#
c/o WHOI
266 Woods Hole Rd.
Woods Hole, MA 02543

Contact: Chad Smith
Phone: (508) 289-3811
Fax: (508) 457-2185
Email: csmith@whoi.edu






BERMUDA

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 4:36 PM by Eric Benway
Countries:
Canada Clearance needed
End cruise in Bermuda. No Clearance needed for Bermuda.
- added Canada Clearance needed
End cruise in Bermuda. No Clearance needed for Bermuda.
on Aug 25, 2011 4:36 PM by Eric Benway
Notes:
4455's for gear returning to USA.
- added 4455's for gear returning to USA. on Aug 25, 2011 4:36 PM by Eric Benway
Isotope Use Approval: no
- added no on Aug 25, 2011 4:36 PM by Eric Benway
Isotope Notes:
SCUBA Diving: no
- added no on Aug 25, 2011 4:36 PM by Eric Benway

Checklist

SSSG Tech: