Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Cruise Planning Synopsis


AT22-01

Ship

R/V Atlantis

Cruise Party

Andrew Armstrong: Chief Scientist, Principal Investigator
NOAA / UNH Joint Hydrographic Center Chase Ocean Engineering Building, 24 Colovos Rd. Durham, NH United States 03824-3525
+1 603 862 4559
Andy.Armstrong@noaa.gov

Stephen Forbes: Principal Investigator
Bedford Institute of Oceanography 1 Challenger Drive Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Canada B2Y 4A2
+1 902 426 3657
Steve.Forbes@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
- added Andrew Armstrong as Chief Scientist on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
- added Andrew Armstrong as Principal Investigator on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
- added Stephen Forbes as Principal Investigator on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway

Departure: Aug 15, 2012

Woods Hole, MA

Arrival: Sep 10, 2012

Boston, MA.

Operations Area

~100 - 600nm off Nova Scotia and Cape Cod Ma.
- changed ~100 - 300 nm off Nova Scotia to ~100 - 600nm off Nova Scotia and Cape Cod Ma. on Jul 12, 2012 11:11 AM by Eric Benway
- changed ~100 - 600nm off Nova Scotia and Cape Cod Ma. to ~100 - 300 nm off Nova Scotia on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
- ~100 - 600nm off Nova Scotia and Cape Cod Ma. on Jul 12, 2012 11:10 AM by Eric Benway
Lat/Lon:
Depth Range: 500 / 3000
- set min to 500, set max to 3000 on Jul 12, 2012 11:10 AM by Eric Benway
Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country? Canada
- Canada on Jul 12, 2012 11:10 AM by Eric Benway
Are visas or special travel documents required? no
- set to no on Jul 12, 2012 11:10 AM by Eric Benway

Science Objectives

To obtain detailed bathymetery using the Konsberg EM 122 to provide detailed bottom coverage off shore on the Scotian Shelf including the US and Canadian side of the designated maritime boundary i.e. the Hague Line.
- changed To multibeam survey and map the Canadian / US Scotian Shelf and Hague Line using the EM122 system on RV Atlantis to To obtain detailed bathymetery using the Konsberg EM 122 to provide detailed bottom coverage off shore on the Scotian Shelf including the US and Canadian side of the designated maritime boundary i.e. the Hague Line. on Jul 12, 2012 11:11 AM by Eric Benway
- changed To obtain detailed bathymetery using the Konsberg EM 122 to provide detailed bottom coverage off shore on the Scotian Shelf including the US and Canadian side of the designated maritime boundary i.e. the Hague Line. to To multibeam survey and map the Canadian / US Scotian Shelf and Hague Line using the EM122 system on RV Atlantis on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
- To obtain detailed bathymetery using the Konsberg EM 122 to provide detailed bottom coverage off shore on the Scotian Shelf including the US and Canadian side of the designated maritime boundary i.e. the Hague Line. on Jul 12, 2012 11:10 AM by Eric Benway

Science Activities

Multibeam, gravimeter, XBT's, magnetometer (if time allows) and 2 CTD casts.
- changed Multibeam, gravimeter, XBT's, magnetometer (if time allows). to Multibeam, gravimeter, XBT's, magnetometer (if time allows) and 2 CTD casts. on Jul 12, 2012 11:11 AM by Eric Benway
- Multibeam, gravimeter, XBT's, magnetometer (if time allows). on Jul 12, 2012 11:10 AM by Eric Benway

Additional Info

Pre-cruise Planning Meeting: Teleconference
- Teleconference on Jul 12, 2012 11:10 AM by Eric Benway
- on Jul 12, 2012 11:10 AM by Eric Benway

Stations:

Supporting documentation:

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Funding

Funding Agency: NOAA
Grant or contract number: 16551.04
Funding Agency: WHOI Project Number ID
Grant or contract number: 814235.01

Scientific Instrumentation for R/V Atlantis

Shipboard Equipment

Bathymetry System 12 kHz,
Sippican XBT System (Mark 21),
Bathymetry System 3.5 kHz ,
Multibeam ,
Towed Magnetometer,
ADCP 75 kHz,
Gravimeter
-added ADCP 75 kHz on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
-added Bathymetry System 12 kHz on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
-added Bathymetry System 3.5 kHz on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
-added Gravimeter on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
-added Multibeam on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
-added Sippican XBT System (Mark 21) on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
-added Towed Magnetometer on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway

Shipboard Communication

Basic Internet access via HiSeasNet
-added Basic Internet access via HiSeasNet on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway

CTD/Water Sampling

911+ Rosette 24-position, 10-liter bottle Rosette with dual T/C sensors,
SBE43 oxygen sensor,
Wet Labs C*Star transmissometer (660nm wavelength),
Wet Labs FLNTURTD Combination Flourometer and Turbidity Sensor
-added 911+ Rosette 24-position, 10-liter bottle Rosette with dual T/C sensors on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
-added SBE43 oxygen sensor on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
-added Wet Labs C*Star transmissometer (660nm wavelength) on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
-added Wet Labs FLNTURTD Combination Flourometer and Turbidity Sensor on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway

Critical CTD Sensors

1 or 2 casts for entire cruise
- added 1 or 2 casts for entire cruise on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
Storage Notes: Science will supply their own XBT's and stow them in hydro lab or Alvin hangar.
- added Science will supply their own XBT's and stow them in hydro lab or Alvin hangar. on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway

Navigation

Will you be using Long Base Line (LBL) navigation? no
- added no on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
How many nets? null
How many tansponders? null
Will you be using Ultra-short baseline (USBL) navigation?no
- added no on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
Navigation Notes:

Winches

CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire
-added CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
Winch Notes:
Winch Notes:

Standard Oceanographic Cables

Slip ring required? no
Non-standard wire required? no
Traction winch required? no

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? 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?no
- added no on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
Describe deployment method and quantity:

Radioactive Material

Radioiosotopes:no

Additional Information

Is night time work anticipated on this cruise?no
- added no on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
Specialized tech support (Seabeam, coring, other):
multibeam support
- added multibeam support on Jul 12, 2012 11:09 AM by Eric Benway
Other required equipment and special needs:

Checklist & Notes

Checklist

U.S. Customs Form: no
- added no on Aug 15, 2012 11:24 AM by Eric Benway
Diplomatic Clearance: no
- changed from no to yes on Jul 12, 2012 11:14 AM by Eric Benway
- added no on Aug 15, 2012 11:24 AM by Eric Benway
Date Submitted:
- added May 1, 2012 on Jul 12, 2012 11:14 AM by Eric Benway
Date Approved:
Agent Information:
WOODS HOLE, MA.

Master R/V Atlantis
Attn: Scientist's Name - AT21-06#
c/o WHOI
266 Woods Hole Rd.
Woods Hole, MA 02543

Contact: Eric Benway
Phone: (508) 289-3770
Fax: (508) 457-2185
Email: ebenway@whoi.edu

BOSTON:
same as above.
- added WOODS HOLE, MA.

Master R/V Atlantis
Attn: Scientist's Name - AT21-06#
c/o WHOI
266 Woods Hole Rd.
Woods Hole, MA 02543

Contact: Eric Benway
Phone: (508) 289-3770
Fax: (508) 457-2185
Email: ebenway@whoi.edu

BOSTON:
same as above.
on Aug 15, 2012 11:24 AM by Eric Benway
Countries:
n/a
- added n/a on Aug 15, 2012 11:24 AM by Eric Benway
Notes:
No Customs forms (4455's) required for this voyage.
Diplomatic Clearance held by Govt. of Canada with National Hydrographic Service on board Atlantis.
- changed from No Customs forms (4455's) required for this voyage.
Diplomatic Clearance held by Govt. of Canada with National Hydrographic Service on board Atlantis.
to No Customs forms (4455's) required for this voyage. on Jul 12, 2012 11:14 AM by Eric Benway
- added No Customs forms (4455's) required for this voyage.
Diplomatic Clearance held by Govt. of Canada with National Hydrographic Service on board Atlantis.
on Aug 15, 2012 11:24 AM by Eric Benway
Isotope Use Approval: no
- added no on Aug 15, 2012 11:24 AM by Eric Benway
Isotope Notes:
none
- added none on Aug 15, 2012 11:24 AM by Eric Benway
SCUBA Diving: no
- added no on Aug 15, 2012 11:24 AM by Eric Benway

Checklist

SSSG Tech:
Allison Heater, Peter Lemmond
- removed answer Allison Heater, Peter Lemmond on Jul 12, 2012 11:14 AM by Eric Benway
- added Allison Heater, Peter Lemmond on Aug 15, 2012 11:24 AM by Eric Benway
Loading XBT's  either Friday Aug 10 or Sunday Aug 12.
- changed from Loading XBT's  either Friday Aug 10 or Sunday Aug 12. to Loading XBT's  either Friday Aug 10 or Sunday Aug 12.  on Jul 12, 2012 11:14 AM by Eric Benway
- added Loading XBT's  either Friday Aug 10 or Sunday Aug 12. on Aug 15, 2012 11:24 AM by Eric Benway