Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Cruise Planning Synopsis


KN 197-4

Ship

R/V Knorr

Cruise Party

Paul Baker: Chief Scientist, Principal Investigator
Duke University, Earth and Ocean Sciences 103 Old Chem Building Durham, , NC USA 27708-0227
+1 919 684 5450
pbaker@duke.edu

David Hollander: Chief Scientist
University of South Florida, College of Marine Science 140 7th Avenue South St. Petersburg, Fl USA 33701
+1 727 553 1019
davidh@marine.usf.edu
- added Paul Baker as Chief Scientist on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
- added David Hollander as Chief Scientist on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
- added Paul Baker as Principal Investigator on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway

Departure: Feb 19, 2010

Bridgetown, Barbados

Arrival: Mar 12, 2010

Fortaleza, Brazil

Operations Area

Northwest coast of Brasil, from French Guiana down to Forteleza
- Northwest coast of Brasil, from French Guiana down to Forteleza on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
Lat/Lon: 5° 30.0′ N / 41° 0.0′ W
- set lat to 5° 30.0′ N, set lon to 41° 0.0′ W on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
Depth Range: 4000 / max (m)
- set min to 4000, set max to max (m) on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country? Brazil
- Brazil on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
Are visas or special travel documents required? yes
- set to yes on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway

Science Objectives

High resolution 3.5 kHz chirp profiling, coring, using box core, multicore and long core. Water column sampling.
- changed High resolution 3.5 kHz chirp profiling, coring, using box, multi and long corers. Water column sampling.
to High resolution 3.5 kHz chirp profiling, coring, using box core, multicore and long core. Water column sampling.
on Dec 29, 2009 4:40 PM by Eric Benway
- High resolution 3.5 kHz chirp profiling, coring, using box, multi and long corers. Water column sampling.
on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway

Science Activities

Long coring, multicoring, box coring, gravity coring. High-res seismic and multibeam mapping. CTD and water sampling.
- changed Long coring, multicoring, box coring, gravity coring. High-res seismic and multibeam mapping. CTD and water sampling.. to Long coring, multicoring, box coring, gravity coring. High-res seismic and multibeam mapping. CTD and water sampling. on Feb 17, 2010 11:28 AM by David Gaylord
- changed Long coring, multicoring, box coring, gravity coring. High-res seismic and multibeam mapping. CTD and water sampling. to Long coring, multicoring, box coring, gravity coring. High-res seismic and multibeam mapping. CTD and water sampling.. on Feb 17, 2010 11:27 AM by David Gaylord
- Long coring, multicoring, box coring, gravity coring. High-res seismic and multibeam mapping. CTD and water sampling. on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway

Additional Info

Pre-cruise Planning Meeting: Teleconference
- Teleconference on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
Meeting Notes: Teleconference 12/8 @ 10:30 East coast time.
- Teleconference 12/8 @ 10:30 East coast time. on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
Media personnel on board: None
- None on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway

Stations:

  Station 1
  Distance: 805
  Days: null
  Latitude: 4° 42.0’ N
  Longitude: 49° 2.0’ W
- removed Name: Lat: , Lon: , Distance: 804, Days:
removed Name: Lat: 5° 30.0’ N, Lon: 49° 0.0’ W, Distance: 1200 , Days: 1
removed Name: Lat: , Lon: , Distance: 675, Days:
removed Name: Lat: , Lon: , Distance: 675, Days: on Feb 17, 2010 10:38 AM by Eric Benway
- added Name: Lat: 4° 42.0’ N, Lon: 49° 2.0’ W, Distance: 805, Days: on Feb 17, 2010 10:38 AM by Eric Benway
- removed Name: Lat: 5° 30.0’ N, Lon: 49° 0.0’ W, Distance: 1200 , Days: 1
removed Name: Lat: , Lon: , Distance: 675, Days:
removed Name: Lat: , Lon: , Distance: 675, Days: on Feb 17, 2010 10:38 AM by Eric Benway
- added Name: Lat: 4° 42.0’ N, Lon: 49° 2.0’ W, Distance: 805, Days: on Feb 17, 2010 10:38 AM by Eric Benway
- removed Name: Lat: 5° 30.0’ N, Lon: 49° 0.0’ W, Distance: 1200 , Days: 1
removed Name: Lat: , Lon: , Distance: 675, Days:
removed Name: Lat: , Lon: , Distance: 675, Days: on Feb 17, 2010 10:36 AM by Eric Benway
- added Name: Lat: 4° 42.0’ N, Lon: 49° 2.0’ W, Distance: 805, Days: on Feb 17, 2010 10:36 AM by Eric Benway
- removed Name: Lat: 5° 30.0’ N, Lon: 49° 0.0’ W, Distance: 1200 , Days: 1
removed Name: Lat: , Lon: , Distance: 675, Days:
removed Name: Lat: , Lon: , Distance: 675, Days: on Feb 17, 2010 10:36 AM by Eric Benway
- added Name: Lat: 4° 42.0’ N, Lon: 49° 2.0’ W, Distance: 805, Days: on Feb 17, 2010 10:36 AM by Eric Benway
- added Name: Lat: 4° 42.0’ N, Lon: 49° 2.0’ W, Distance: 805, Days: on Feb 17, 2010 10:36 AM by Eric Benway
- added Name: Lat: , Lon: , Distance: 804, Days: on Feb 17, 2010 10:30 AM by Eric Benway
- added Name: Lat: , Lon: , Distance: 675, Days: on Feb 17, 2010 10:28 AM by Eric Benway
- added Name: Lat: , Lon: , Distance: 675, Days: on Feb 17, 2010 10:27 AM by Eric Benway
- added Name: Lat: 5° 30.0’ N, Lon: 49° 0.0’ W, Distance: 1200 , Days: 1 on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway

Supporting documentation:

»Baker_prop._coring_sites.doc
»Core_Logger_Authzn.pdf
»Baker_09_operating_area.jpg
»LONG_CORE_DECK_PLAN.PNG
- added Baker_prop._coring_sites.doc on Feb 17, 2010 10:34 AM by Eric Benway
- added Core_Logger_Authzn.pdf on Jan 15, 2010 2:30 PM by Eric Benway
- added Baker_09_operating_area.jpg on Jan 15, 2010 2:16 PM by Eric Benway
- GD_123009.pdf on Jan 15, 2010 2:30 PM by Eric Benway
- added GD_123009.pdf on Jan 15, 2010 2:16 PM by Eric Benway
- added LONG_CORE_DECK_PLAN.PNG on Dec 29, 2009 12:14 PM by Eric Benway

Funding

Funding Agency: NSF
Grant or contract number: 0823650

Scientific Instrumentation for R/V Knorr

Shipboard Equipment

Bathymetry System 12 kHz,
Bathymetry System 3.5 kHz ,
Multibeam ,
Deionized Water System,
Fume Hood,
ADCP 150 kHz,
ADCP 75 kHz
-added Bathymetry System 12 kHz on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
-added Bathymetry System 3.5 kHz on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
-added ADCP 75 kHz on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
-added ADCP 150 kHz on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
-added Multibeam on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
-added Deionized Water System on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
-added Fume Hood on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 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 Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway

Critical CTD Sensors

Hydrographic Analysis Equipment

Salinometer
-added Salinometer on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway

MET Sensors

Wind speed and direction,
Air temperature,
Barometric Pressure,
Relative Humidity
-added Wind speed and direction on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
-added Air temperature on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
-added Barometric Pressure on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
-added Relative Humidity on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway

Sediment Sampling

Gravity corers,
Multi-core,
Box corer,
Jumbo Long Corer
-added Gravity corers on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
-added Multi-core on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
-added Box corer on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
-added Jumbo Long Corer on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway

Sample Storage

Chest Freezer (Household type) 0°F
-added Chest Freezer (Household type) 0°F on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
Storage Notes: They will mostly use the cold storage van on 01 deck.
- added They will mostly use the cold storage van on 01 deck. on Jan 15, 2010 2:23 PM by Eric Benway

Navigation

Will you be using Long Base Line (LBL) navigation? no
- added no on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
How many nets? 0
How many tansponders? 0
Will you be using Doppler/GPS navigation?yes
- added yes on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway

Winches

Trawl Winch with 9/16th trawl wire,
CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire
-added Trawl Winch with 9/16th trawl wire on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
-added CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 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: 

Portable Vans

Cold Storage Van,
Chemical Storage Van
-added Cold Storage Van on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
-added Chemical Storage Van on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway

Specialized Deck Equipment

Mooring Deployment/Recovery Equipment Required: no Type: 
Cruise Specific Science Winch Required: yes Type: Long Core
Nets Required: no Type: 
Cruise Specific Science Winch Revisions

- Cruise Specific Science Winch Required? : changed from no to yes on Feb 17, 2010 10:25 AM by Eric Benway
- Cruise Specific Science Winch Required? : added no on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
- Type : added Long Core on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 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: 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 Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
Describe deployment method and quantity:
- N2 gases for gas filtrations


RAD INFO:
- Core logger (radioactive source) Authorized by WHOI Rad Safety officer , Gary Dwyer is authorized user (see attached document).
Placement will be in the main lab, aft, portside, facing outboard.


- changed from - N2 gases for gas filtrations

- Core logger (radioactive source) Authorized by WHOI Rad Safety officer , Gary Dwyer is authorized user (see attached document).
Placement will be in the main lab, aft, portside, facing outboard.
to - N2 gases for gas filtrations


RAD INFO:
- Core logger (radioactive source) Authorized by WHOI Rad Safety officer , Gary Dwyer is authorized user (see attached document).
Placement will be in the main lab, aft, portside, facing outboard.


on Jan 15, 2010 2:23 PM by Eric Benway
- changed from - N2 gases for gas filtrations

- Core logger (radioactive source) Authorized by WHOI Rad Safety officer , Bill Curry the authorized user.
Placement will be in the main lab, aft, portside, facing outboard.
to - N2 gases for gas filtrations

- Core logger (radioactive source) Authorized by WHOI Rad Safety officer , Gary Dwyer is authorized user (see attached document).
Placement will be in the main lab, aft, portside, facing outboard.
on Jan 15, 2010 2:17 PM by Eric Benway
- added - N2 gases for gas filtrations

- Core logger (radioactive source) Authorized by WHOI Rad Safety officer , Bill Curry the authorized user.
Placement will be in the main lab, aft, portside, facing outboard.
on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway

Radioactive Material

Radioiosotopes:no

Additional Information

Is night time work anticipated on this cruise?yes
- added yes on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
Specialized tech support (Seabeam, coring, other):
multibeam, ctd, survey at night
- added multibeam, ctd, survey at night on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway
Other required equipment and special needs:
Science will load some gear (aprox 1 pallet worth) in Tampa Fl.  Along with some N2 gases.
Dave Hollander will be the p.o.c. for this.
- added Science will load some gear (aprox 1 pallet worth) in Tampa Fl.  Along with some N2 gases.
Dave Hollander will be the p.o.c. for this.
on Dec 29, 2009 12:09 PM by Eric Benway

Checklist & Notes

Checklist

U.S. Customs Form: no
- added no on Dec 29, 2009 12:20 PM by Eric Benway
Diplomatic Clearance: yes
- changed from no to yes on Feb 17, 2010 10:27 AM by Eric Benway
- added no on Dec 29, 2009 12:20 PM by Eric Benway
Date Submitted: Jul 30, 2009
- added Jul 30, 2009 on Feb 17, 2010 10:27 AM by Eric Benway
Date Approved:
Agent Information:
Barbados
    
Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
c/o DaCosta Mannings Inc.
Brandons
St. Michael
BARBADOS

Contact:  Glyne St. Hill, Manager
Email: gsthill@dmishipping.com
Phone:(246) 430-4804
Fax: (246) 431-0051

Contact:  David Priddee, Operations Manager
Email Address: dpriddee@dmishipping.com
Tel. no. (246) 430-4819
Cell no. (246) 231-5348

Contact:  Dacosta Dawson, Senior Operations Coordinator
Email Address: operations@dmishipping.com
Tel. no. (246) 430-4817
Cell no. (246) 233-6046

Contact:  Arlin Kellman, Assistant Operations Manager
Email Address: akellman@dmishipping.com
Tel. No. (246) 430-4825
Cell no. (246) 230-4353

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 to all WHOI contacts


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Brazil (Fortaleza)
    
Primary Agent:
Vasile Tudoran Transport
819 Ohio Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90804

Contact: Vasile Tudoran
Phone: (562) 882-5590       
Fax: (562) 434-9800
Email : vtudoran@aol.com  

Subagent:
Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
c/o Littora Maris Maritime & Rep. Com. Ltda.
Av. Parajana, nº 3394 Loja A  - Serrinha
Fortaleza-Ceara-CEP: 60.740-000

Phone: 55-85-88990130 / 91810130
Operations Department / Mr. Washington Albuquerque

Note: Agent and WHOI contacts should be copied on all communications. It is requested that shipment information for any equipment be communicated to the Agent and WHOI contacts.



- added Barbados
    
Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
c/o DaCosta Mannings Inc.
Brandons
St. Michael
BARBADOS

Contact:  Glyne St. Hill, Manager
Email: gsthill@dmishipping.com
Phone:(246) 430-4804
Fax: (246) 431-0051

Contact:  David Priddee, Operations Manager
Email Address: dpriddee@dmishipping.com
Tel. no. (246) 430-4819
Cell no. (246) 231-5348

Contact:  Dacosta Dawson, Senior Operations Coordinator
Email Address: operations@dmishipping.com
Tel. no. (246) 430-4817
Cell no. (246) 233-6046

Contact:  Arlin Kellman, Assistant Operations Manager
Email Address: akellman@dmishipping.com
Tel. No. (246) 430-4825
Cell no. (246) 230-4353

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 to all WHOI contacts


------------------------------------------
Brazil (Fortaleza)
    
Primary Agent:
Vasile Tudoran Transport
819 Ohio Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90804

Contact: Vasile Tudoran
Phone: (562) 882-5590       
Fax: (562) 434-9800
Email : vtudoran@aol.com  

Subagent:
Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
c/o Littora Maris Maritime & Rep. Com. Ltda.
Av. Parajana, nº 3394 Loja A  - Serrinha
Fortaleza-Ceara-CEP: 60.740-000

Phone: 55-85-88990130 / 91810130
Operations Department / Mr. Washington Albuquerque

Note: Agent and WHOI contacts should be copied on all communications. It is requested that shipment information for any equipment be communicated to the Agent and WHOI contacts.



on Dec 29, 2009 12:20 PM by Eric Benway
Countries:
ALL Scientists and Long Core Techs will need to obtiain Brazilan "tourist" visas for this cruise.
- added ALL Scientists and Long Core Techs will need to obtiain Brazilan "tourist" visas for this cruise.
on Dec 29, 2009 12:20 PM by Eric Benway
Notes:
U.S. Custom form 4455 will need to be taken with equipment flown back into the U.S.
- added U.S. Custom form 4455 will need to be taken with equipment flown back into the U.S. on Dec 29, 2009 12:20 PM by Eric Benway
Isotope Use Approval: yes
- added yes on Dec 29, 2009 12:20 PM by Eric Benway
Isotope Notes:
Core Logger approved. 
- added Core Logger approved.  on Dec 29, 2009 12:20 PM by Eric Benway
SCUBA Diving: no
- added no on Dec 29, 2009 12:20 PM by Eric Benway

Checklist

SSSG Tech:
Amy Simoneau (f) & Robbie Laird (m)
- added Amy Simoneau (f) & Robbie Laird (m) on Feb 17, 2010 10:27 AM by Eric Benway
Loading ~2 pallets of gear in Tampa Fl. Jan 10 -11

Off load in Fortaleza Brazil.  Including sci samples.
- changed from Loading ~2 pallets of gear in Tampa Fl. Jan 10 -11 to Loading ~2 pallets of gear in Tampa Fl. Jan 10 -11

Off load in Fortaleza Brazil.  Including sci samples.
on Feb 17, 2010 10:27 AM by Eric Benway
- added Loading ~2 pallets of gear in Tampa Fl. Jan 10 -11 on Dec 29, 2009 12:20 PM by Eric Benway