Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Cruise Planning Synopsis


Weller KN206

Ship

R/V Knorr

Cruise Party

Robert Weller: Chief Scientist, Principal Investigator
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Clark 204A, MS#29 Woods Hole, Ma. USA 02543
+1 508 289 2508
rweller@whoi.edu
- added Robert Weller as Chief Scientist on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
- added Robert Weller as Principal Investigator on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith

Departure: Apr 10, 2012

Woods Hole

Arrival: Apr 15, 2012

Woods Hole

Operations Area

100 to 125 nm south of Woods Hole
- 100 to 125 nm south of Woods Hole on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
Lat/Lon: 39° 30.0′ N / 70° 47.5′ W
- set lat to 39° 30.0′ N, set lon to 70° 47.5′ W on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
Depth Range: 500 / 2500
- set min to 500, set max to 2500 on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country? no

Science Objectives

1) recover test moorings set in September
2) verify functionality of moored hardware and instruments prior to recovery
3) as time allows, multibeam survey of areas of Pioneer Array not previously surveyed 
4) exercise winches and recovery hardware planned for use in OOI
- 1) recover test moorings set in September
2) verify functionality of moored hardware and instruments prior to recovery
3) as time allows, multibeam survey of areas of Pioneer Array not previously surveyed 
4) exercise winches and recovery hardware planned for use in OOI
on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith

Science Activities

1) stand by moorings, do CTD, monitor telemetry
2) recover moorings, document condition and functionality
3) bathymetric surveys of regions of the Pioneer Array
4) training of personnel for OOI mooring recoveries
- 1) stand by moorings, do CTD, monitor telemetry
2) recover moorings, document condition and functionality
3) bathymetric surveys of regions of the Pioneer Array
4) training of personnel for OOI mooring recoveries
on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith

Additional Info

Pre-cruise Planning Meeting: Visit WHOI
- Visit WHOI on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
Meeting Notes: Jan 17
- Jan 17 on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith

Stations:

  CPPM - Coastal Pioneer Profiling Mooring
  Distance: 110
  Days: 1.0
  Latitude: 39° 55.0’ N
  Longitude: 70° 47.5’ W

  GHP - Global Hybrid Profiling Mooring
  Distance: 25
  Days: 1.0
  Latitude: 39° 30.0’ N
  Longitude: 70° 47.5’ W
- added Name: CPPM - Coastal Pioneer Profiling Mooring, Lat: 39° 55.0’ N, Lon: 70° 47.5’ W, Distance: 110, Days: 1.0
added Name: GHP - Global Hybrid Profiling Mooring, Lat: 39° 30.0’ N, Lon: 70° 47.5’ W, Distance: 25, Days: 1.0 on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith

Supporting documentation:

»AST2_recovery_science_party_V2_1.docx
»kn_sciberth_ast2.pdf
»AST2_cruise_plan_recovery.doc
»3607-00010_GHP.pdf
»3607-00006.pdf
- added AST2_recovery_science_party_V2_1.docx on Apr 5, 2012 3:04 PM by Chad Smith
- added kn_sciberth_ast2.pdf on Apr 5, 2012 3:03 PM by Chad Smith
- added AST2_cruise_plan_recovery.doc on Jan 17, 2012 12:18 PM by Chad Smith
- added 3607-00010_GHP.pdf on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
- added 3607-00006.pdf on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
Notes: New OOI web site explaining program and mooring information:

http://www.oceanobservatories.org/infrastructure/ooi-station-map/
- -added New OOI web site explaining program and mooring information:

http://www.oceanobservatories.org/infrastructure/ooi-station-map/
on Apr 4, 2012 10:22 AM by Eric Benway

Funding

Funding Agency: NSF
Grant or contract number: OCE 1005697

Scientific Instrumentation for R/V Knorr

Shipboard Equipment

Bathymetry System 12 kHz,
ADCP 300 kHz,
Bathymetry System 3.5 kHz ,
Multibeam ,
ADCP 75 kHz
-added ADCP 300 kHz on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
-added ADCP 75 kHz on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
-added Bathymetry System 12 kHz on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
-added Bathymetry System 3.5 kHz on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
-added Multibeam on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith

Shipboard Communication

Basic Internet access via HiSeasNet
-added Basic Internet access via HiSeasNet on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith

CTD/Water Sampling

911+ Rosette 24-position, 10-liter bottle Rosette with dual T/C sensors,
Biospherical underwater PAR (1000m depth limit) with reference Surface PAR,
SBE43 oxygen sensor
-added 911+ Rosette 24-position, 10-liter bottle Rosette with dual T/C sensors on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
-added Biospherical underwater PAR (1000m depth limit) with reference Surface PAR on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
-added SBE43 oxygen sensor on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith

Critical CTD Sensors

MET Sensors

Air temperature,
Barometric Pressure,
Precipitation,
Relative Humidity,
Short Wave Solar Radiation,
Wind speed and direction
-added Air temperature on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
-added Barometric Pressure on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
-added Precipitation on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
-added Relative Humidity on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
-added Short Wave Solar Radiation on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
-added Wind speed and direction on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
Storage Notes:

Navigation

Will you be using Long Base Line (LBL) navigation? no
- added no on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
How many nets? null
How many tansponders? null
Will you be using Doppler/GPS navigation?no
- added no on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith

Navigation

GPS
-added GPS on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
Navigation Notes:

Winches

CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire,
Other Portable Winch,
Trawl Winch with 9/16th trawl wire,
Mooring / TSE winch
-added CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
-added Other Portable Winch on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
-added Trawl Winch with 9/16th trawl wire on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
-added Mooring / TSE winch on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
Winch Notes: will bring Lantec winch
- changed from will bring Lebus and Lantec winches to will bring Lantec winch on Jan 17, 2012 12:18 PM by Chad Smith
- added will bring Lebus and Lantec winches on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith

Wire use and application

Trawl Winch with 9/16th trawl wire
-added Trawl Winch with 9/16th trawl wire on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
Wire Notes: trawl winch fro dragging if needed
- added trawl winch fro dragging if needed on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith

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:  Lantec. TSE winches
Cruise Specific Science Winch Required: yes Type:  Lantec, TSEwinches
Nets Required: no Type: 
Mooring Deployment/Recovery Equipment Revisions

- Mooring Deployment/Recovery Equipment Required? : changed from no to yes on Jan 24, 2012 12:43 PM by Chad Smith
- Mooring Deployment/Recovery Equipment Required? : added no on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
- Type : changed from Lebus, Lantec. TSE winches to Lantec. TSE winches on Jan 17, 2012 12:18 PM by Chad Smith
- Type : added Lebus, Lantec. TSE winches on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
Cruise Specific Science Winch Revisions

- Cruise Specific Science Winch Required? : changed from no to yes on Jan 24, 2012 12:43 PM by Chad Smith
- Cruise Specific Science Winch Required? : added no on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
- Type : changed from Lebus, Lantec, TSEwinches to Lantec, TSEwinches on Jan 17, 2012 12:18 PM by Chad Smith
- Type : added Lebus, Lantec, TSEwinches on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith

Over the Side Equipment

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

Special Requirements

Elecrical Power: yes Identify: Lantec (heavy Lift) 460V 3 phs, peak 100 amps; TSE winch 460 V 3 phs,
Equipment Handling: no Identify: 
Inter/intraship Communications: no Identify: 
Science Stowage: no Identify: 
Water: no Identify: 
Electrical Power Revisions

- Electrical Power : changed from no to yes on Jan 24, 2012 12:43 PM by Chad Smith
- Electrical Power : added no on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
- Identify : changed from Lantec (heavy Lift) 460V 3 phs, peak 100 amps; TSE winch 460 V 3 phs, Lebus 460v pk 60 amps 3 phase to Lantec (heavy Lift) 460V 3 phs, peak 100 amps; TSE winch 460 V 3 phs, on Jan 17, 2012 12:18 PM by Chad Smith
- Identify : added Lantec (heavy Lift) 460V 3 phs, peak 100 amps; TSE winch 460 V 3 phs, Lebus 460v pk 60 amps 3 phase on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith

Additional Cruise Items/Activities

Explosive Devices:no
Portable Air Compressors:no
Flammable Gases:no
Small Boat Operations:yes
SCUBA Diving Operations:no

Hazardous Material

Will hazardous material be utilized?no
- added no on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
Describe deployment method and quantity:

Radioactive Material

Radioiosotopes:no

Additional Information

Is night time work anticipated on this cruise?no
- added no on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith
Specialized tech support (Seabeam, coring, other):
Other required equipment and special needs:
small boat possible for mooring hook up; may use TSE and Lantec winches simultanesously; recovery of 6500 lb anchors using Lantec and stern A-frame
- changed from small boat possible for mooring hook up; may use TSE and Lantec winches simultanesously; recovery of 6500 lb anchors using Lantec and stern A-frame to small boat possible for mooring hook up; may use TSE and Lantec winches simultanesously; recovery of 6500 lb anchors using Lantec and stern A-frame on Jan 17, 2012 12:18 PM by Chad Smith
- added small boat possible for mooring hook up; may use TSE and Lantec winches simultanesously; recovery of 6500 lb anchors using Lantec and stern A-frame on Dec 6, 2011 12:57 PM by Chad Smith

Checklist & Notes

Checklist

U.S. Customs Form: no
- added no on Jan 24, 2012 12:43 PM by Chad Smith
Diplomatic Clearance: no
- added no on Jan 24, 2012 12:43 PM by Chad Smith
Date Submitted:
Date Approved:
Agent Information:
Chad Smith
R/V Knorr
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
266 Woods Hole Road
Woods Hole, MA 02543
Office: (508)-289-3811
Mobile: (617)-999-4163
Email: csmith@whoi.edu
- added
Chad Smith
R/V Knorr
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
266 Woods Hole Road
Woods Hole, MA 02543
Office: (508)-289-3811
Mobile: (617)-999-4163
Email: csmith@whoi.edu
on Jan 24, 2012 12:43 PM by Chad Smith
Countries:
Notes:
Isotope Use Approval: no
- added no on Jan 24, 2012 12:43 PM by Chad Smith
Isotope Notes:
SCUBA Diving: no
- added no on Jan 24, 2012 12:43 PM by Chad Smith

Checklist

SSSG Tech: