Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Cruise Planning Synopsis


KN204-01A & B

Ship

R/V Knorr

Cruise Party

Edward Boyle: Chief Scientist
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 77 Mass. Ave. Cambridge, MA United States 02139
+1 617 253 3388
eaboyle@mit.edu

William Jenkins: Principal Investigator
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution McLean 238, MS#08 Woods Hole, Ma. USA 02543
+1 508 289 2554
wjenkins@whoi.edu
- added Edward Boyle as Chief Scientist on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
- added William Jenkins as Principal Investigator on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway

Departure: Nov 6, 2011

WHOI

Arrival: Dec 11, 2011

Praia Cape Verde Islands

Operations Area

WHOI to Bermuda to Cape Verde Islands
- WHOI to Bermuda to Cape Verde Islands on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
Lat/Lon:
Depth Range: min / max (m)
- set max to max (m) on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country? Bermuda, Cape Verde Islands
- Bermuda, Cape Verde Islands on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
Are visas or special travel documents required? yes
- set to yes on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway

Science Objectives

GEOTRACES: Trace elements and their isotopes, distribution in the ocean, first US section. We will collect water column dissolved and particulate matter for a wide variety of trace elements and their stable and radioisotopes.
- GEOTRACES: Trace elements and their isotopes, distribution in the ocean, first US section. We will collect water column dissolved and particulate matter for a wide variety of trace elements and their stable and radioisotopes. on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway

Science Activities

ODF 30 liter rosette CTD casts
ODU Trace metal rosette CTD casts
McLane particulate pump casts
underway sampling with towed fish
sampling from shipboard "uncontaminated" system
- ODF 30 liter rosette CTD casts
ODU Trace metal rosette CTD casts
McLane particulate pump casts
underway sampling with towed fish
sampling from shipboard "uncontaminated" system
on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway

Additional Info

Pre-cruise Planning Meeting: Visit WHOI
- Visit WHOI on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
Meeting Notes: Already set up for Thursday Aug 11 at 2 pm
- Already set up for Thursday Aug 11 at 2 pm on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway

Stations:

Supporting documentation:

»Knorr_GEOTRACES_lab_layout_-_6_Aug_2010.pdf
»Geotraces_Knorr_Load_Plan.xlsx
»DRAFT_3D_Geotraces_Aft_Deck_Layout_2011_Knorr.JPG
»DRAFT_Geotraces_0-1_Deck_Layout_2011_Knorr.JPG
»DRAFT_Geotraces_0-2_Deck_Layout_2011_Knorr.JPG
»DRAFT_Geotraces_Aft_Deck_Layout_2011_Knorr.JPG
»GEOTRACES_Station_Plan_.jpg
- added Knorr_GEOTRACES_lab_layout_-_6_Aug_2010.pdf on Oct 31, 2011 11:10 AM by Chad Smith
- added DRAFT_3D_Geotraces_Aft_Deck_Layout_2011_Knorr.JPG on Oct 28, 2011 9:32 AM by Chad Smith
- added DRAFT_Geotraces_0-1_Deck_Layout_2011_Knorr.JPG on Oct 28, 2011 9:32 AM by Chad Smith
- added DRAFT_Geotraces_0-2_Deck_Layout_2011_Knorr.JPG on Oct 28, 2011 9:31 AM by Chad Smith
- added Geotraces_Knorr_Load_Plan.xlsx on Oct 28, 2011 9:34 AM by Chad Smith
- added DRAFT_Geotraces_Aft_Deck_Layout_2011_Knorr.JPG on Oct 28, 2011 9:31 AM by Chad Smith
- added GEOTRACES_Station_Plan_.jpg on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway

Funding

Funding Agency: NSF
Grant or contract number: OCE-0926204

Scientific Instrumentation for R/V Knorr

Shipboard Equipment

ADCP 75 kHz,
Bathymetry System 12 kHz,
Deionized Water System,
Fume Hood,
Science Underway Seawater System
-added ADCP 75 kHz on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
-added Bathymetry System 12 kHz on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
-added Deionized Water System on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
-added Fume Hood on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
-added Science Underway Seawater System on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway

Shipboard Communication

Basic Internet access via HiSeasNet
-added Basic Internet access via HiSeasNet on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway

CTD/Water Sampling

Biospherical underwater PAR (1000m depth limit) with reference Surface PAR,
SBE43 oxygen sensor,
Seapoint STM turbidity sensor,
Wet Labs C*Star transmissometer (660nm wavelength),
Wet Labs ECO-AFL fluorometer,
911+ Rosette 24-position, 10-liter bottle Rosette with dual T/C sensors
-added Biospherical underwater PAR (1000m depth limit) with reference Surface PAR on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
-added SBE43 oxygen sensor on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
-added Seapoint STM turbidity sensor on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
-added Wet Labs C*Star transmissometer (660nm wavelength) on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
-added Wet Labs ECO-AFL fluorometer on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
-added 911+ Rosette 24-position, 10-liter bottle Rosette with dual T/C sensors on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway

Critical CTD Sensors

12-position 30 liter rosette with multiple sensors
- added 12-position 30 liter rosette with multiple sensors on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway

Hydrographic Analysis Equipment

Salinometer ,
Salt Bottles (2 cases of 125 ml provided)
-added Salinometer on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
-added Salt Bottles (2 cases of 125 ml provided) on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway

MET Sensors

Air temperature,
Barometric Pressure,
Relative Humidity,
Short Wave Solar Radiation,
Wind speed and direction,
Precipitation
-added Air temperature on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
-added Barometric Pressure on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
-added Relative Humidity on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
-added Short Wave Solar Radiation on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
-added Wind speed and direction on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
-added Precipitation on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway

Sample Storage

Freezer -20°C,
Freezer -70°C 3.2 cu. ft. ea.,
Freezer -70°C 25 cu. ft.,
Refrigerator 8.6 cu. ft.
-added Freezer -20°C on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
-added Freezer -70°C 3.2 cu. ft. ea. on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
-added Freezer -70°C 25 cu. ft. on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
-added Refrigerator 8.6 cu. ft. on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
Storage Notes: Freezer van Additional 15 cu ft refrigerator(s) required
- added Freezer van Additional 15 cu ft refrigerator(s) required on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway

Navigation

Will you be using Long Base Line (LBL) navigation? no
- added no on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
How many nets? null
How many tansponders? null
Will you be using Doppler/GPS navigation?no
- added no on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway

Navigation

GPS
-added GPS on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
Navigation Notes:

Winches

CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire,
Hydro Winch with .25" hydro wire
-added CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
-added Hydro Winch with .25" hydro wire on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
Winch Notes: ODU Dynacon winch system for TE rosette; spool Buesseler Vectran onto spare hydro winch
- added ODU Dynacon winch system for TE rosette; spool Buesseler Vectran onto spare hydro winch on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway

Wire use and application

CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire
-added CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
Wire Notes: Buesseler Vectran on hydro winch for in situ pumps
- added Buesseler Vectran on hydro winch for in situ pumps on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 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

Chemical Storage Van,
Cold Storage Van
-added Chemical Storage Van on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
-added Cold Storage Van on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway

Specialized Deck Equipment

Mooring Deployment/Recovery Equipment Required: yes Type: GEOTRACES A-frame; fish boom
Cruise Specific Science Winch Required: no Type: 
Nets Required: no Type: 
Mooring Deployment/Recovery Equipment Revisions

- Mooring Deployment/Recovery Equipment Required? : added yes on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
- Type : added GEOTRACES A-frame; fish boom on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway

Over the Side Equipment

Will you be bringing any equipment (winches, blocks, etc.) that lowers instruments over the side? yes
Details:
GEOTRACES GOFlo rosette system; tow fish boom and base
- added GEOTRACES GOFlo rosette system; tow fish boom and base on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway

Special Requirements

Elecrical Power: no Identify: 
Equipment Handling: no Identify: 
Inter/intraship Communications: no Identify: 
Science Stowage: yes Identify: 46 pallet boxes on deck for water samples
Water: no Identify: 
Science Stowage Revisions

- Science Stowage : added yes on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
- Identify : added 46 pallet boxes on deck for water samples on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 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 Oct 14, 2011 4:59 PM by Eric Benway
Describe deployment method and quantity:

Radioactive Material

Radioiosotopes:no

Additional Information

Is night time work anticipated on this cruise?yes
- added yes on Oct 14, 2011 4:59 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 Oct 14, 2011 5:07 PM by Eric Benway
Diplomatic Clearance: no
- added no on Oct 14, 2011 5:07 PM by Eric Benway
Date Submitted: Aug 12, 2011
- added Aug 12, 2011 on Oct 14, 2011 5:07 PM by Eric Benway
Date Approved:
Agent Information:
Master R/V KNORR
Attn: Scientist's Name - KN204-01
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
- added Master R/V KNORR
Attn: Scientist's Name - KN204-01
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
on Oct 14, 2011 5:07 PM by Eric Benway
Countries:
Bermuda and Cape Verde
- added Bermuda and Cape Verde on Oct 14, 2011 5:07 PM by Eric Benway
Notes:
4455's for all equipment loaded in USA and returning to US on RV KNORR.
Date forms required to turn into Chad Smith Nov 4.
- added 4455's for all equipment loaded in USA and returning to US on RV KNORR.
Date forms required to turn into Chad Smith Nov 4.
on Oct 14, 2011 5:07 PM by Eric Benway
Isotope Use Approval: yes
- added yes on Oct 14, 2011 5:07 PM by Eric Benway
Isotope Notes:
sealed source in maspectrometer.
- added sealed source in maspectrometer. on Oct 14, 2011 5:07 PM by Eric Benway
SCUBA Diving: no
- added no on Oct 14, 2011 5:07 PM by Eric Benway

Checklist

SSSG Tech:
Amy Simoneu, Anton Zafero
- added Amy Simoneu, Anton Zafero on Oct 14, 2011 5:07 PM by Eric Benway
Loading Nov 2 - 5 @ WHOI
Off Load
Dec 23 arrival WHOI  - ALL PALLET BOXES WITH H2O samples for inside storage
Tues Dec27 & 28.
- added Loading Nov 2 - 5 @ WHOI
Off Load
Dec 23 arrival WHOI  - ALL PALLET BOXES WITH H2O samples for inside storage
Tues Dec27 & 28.
on Oct 14, 2011 5:07 PM by Eric Benway