Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Cruise Planning Synopsis


KN210-02

Ship

R/V Knorr

Cruise Party

Lisa Beal: Chief Scientist, Principal Investigator
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami 4600 Rickenbacker Causeway Miami, FL USA 33149
+1 305 421 4093
lbeal@rsmas.miami.edu
- added Lisa Beal as Chief Scientist on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
- added Lisa Beal as Principal Investigator on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway

Departure: Feb 13, 2013

Cape Town

Arrival: Mar 3, 2013

Cape Town

Operations Area

Southwest Indian Ocean, off the southeast coast of South Africa, near East London.
- Southwest Indian Ocean, off the southeast coast of South Africa, near East London. on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
Lat/Lon: 34° 0.0′ S / 28° 0.0′ E
- set lat to 34° 0.0′ S, set lon to 28° 0.0′ E on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
Depth Range: 50 / 5000
- set min to 50, set max to 5000 on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country? South Africa
- South Africa on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
Are visas or special travel documents required? no
- set to no on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway

Science Objectives

ACT: To monitor the volume transport of the Agulhas Current for three years off East London, South Africa. Cruise in February 2013 is the final of three ACT cruises.
- ACT: To monitor the volume transport of the Agulhas Current for three years off East London, South Africa. Cruise in February 2013 is the final of three ACT cruises. on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway

Science Activities

Recover twelve moorings across the Agulhas Current: Seven full-depth current meter moorings over the continental slope, four C-PIES moorings at >4000 m depth, and one tide gauge in shallow water on the shelf.
 
Occupy 40 CTD stations - 20 during round-the-clock CTD operations fo a synoptic section, and another 20 at night between mooring recovery operations.
- Recover twelve moorings across the Agulhas Current: Seven full-depth current meter moorings over the continental slope, four C-PIES moorings at >4000 m depth, and one tide gauge in shallow water on the shelf.
 
Occupy 40 CTD stations - 20 during round-the-clock CTD operations fo a synoptic section, and another 20 at night between mooring recovery operations.
on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway

Additional Info

Pre-cruise Planning Meeting: Teleconference
- Teleconference on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
Meeting Notes: 5 Nov, 2pm EST
- 5 Nov, 2pm EST on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
Media personnel on board: Video, Writer
- Video, Writer on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
Dallas Murphy is the author of narrative non-fiction books about the ocean and has participated in over ten research cruises as outreach coordinator. Valery Lyman is a videographer and photographer.
- Dallas Murphy is the author of narrative non-fiction books about the ocean and has participated in over ten research cruises as outreach coordinator. Valery Lyman is a videographer and photographer. on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway

Stations:

Supporting documentation:

»ACT0213_ArrayDiagram.pdf
»KN210-20_Beal_Deck_Plan_3.1.JPG
»ACT0213_cruiseplan.pdf
»ACT0213_MooringDiagrams.pdf
»kn_sciberth_ACT0213.pdf
»m407_A.doc
»m408.pdf
»m409_C.doc
»m410_D.doc
»m411.pdf
»m412_F.doc
»m413_G.doc
»ACTchart_far.pdf
- added ACT0213_ArrayDiagram.pdf on Feb 6, 2013 9:47 AM by Chad Smith
- added KN210-20_Beal_Deck_Plan_3.1.JPG on Jan 29, 2013 12:19 PM by Chad Smith
- ACT0213_ArrayDiagram.pdf on Feb 6, 2013 9:47 AM by Chad Smith
- added ACT0213_ArrayDiagram.pdf on Jan 29, 2013 12:17 PM by Chad Smith
- added ACT0213_cruiseplan.pdf on Jan 29, 2013 12:17 PM by Chad Smith
- added ACT0213_MooringDiagrams.pdf on Jan 29, 2013 12:17 PM by Chad Smith
- added kn_sciberth_ACT0213.pdf on Jan 29, 2013 12:17 PM by Chad Smith
- Beal_Deck_Plan_3.0.JPG on Jan 29, 2013 12:17 PM by Chad Smith
- Beal_Deck_Plan_3.0.JPG on Jan 16, 2013 11:22 AM by Chad Smith
- Van_locations_Beal_&_Kujawinski_DRAFT_2.0.JPG on Jan 16, 2013 11:20 AM by Chad Smith
- Van_locations_Beal_&_Kujawinski_DRAFT_1.0.JPG on Jan 10, 2013 9:15 AM by Chad Smith
- added m407_A.doc on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
- added m408.pdf on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
- added m409_C.doc on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
- added m410_D.doc on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
- added m411.pdf on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
- added m412_F.doc on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
- added m413_G.doc on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
- added ACTchart_far.pdf on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
- added Beal_Deck_Plan_3.0.JPG on Jan 16, 2013 11:22 AM by Chad Smith
- added Beal_Deck_Plan_3.0.JPG on Jan 16, 2013 11:20 AM by Chad Smith
- added Van_locations_Beal_&_Kujawinski_DRAFT_2.0.JPG on Jan 10, 2013 9:16 AM by Chad Smith
- added Van_locations_Beal_&_Kujawinski_DRAFT_1.0.JPG on Jan 9, 2013 1:54 PM by Chad Smith

Funding

Funding Agency: NSF
Grant or contract number: 0850891

Scientific Instrumentation for R/V Knorr

Shipboard Equipment

Bathymetry System 12 kHz,
ADCP 300 kHz,
Bathymetry System 3.5 kHz ,
ADCP 75 kHz
-added ADCP 75 kHz on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
-added Bathymetry System 12 kHz on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
-added Bathymetry System 3.5 kHz on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
-added ADCP 300 kHz on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway

Shipboard Communication

Basic Internet access via HiSeasNet,
Is there a need to receive data from shore on a regular basis?
-added Basic Internet access via HiSeasNet on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
-added Is there a need to receive data from shore on a regular basis? on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway

CTD/Water Sampling

911+ Rosette 24-position, 10-liter bottle Rosette with dual T/C sensors,
SBE43 oxygen sensor
-added 911+ Rosette 24-position, 10-liter bottle Rosette with dual T/C sensors on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
-added SBE43 oxygen sensor on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway

Critical CTD Sensors

CTD operations by Scripps ODF
- added CTD operations by Scripps ODF on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway

CTD-Related Equipment

Lowered Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (LADCP)
-added Lowered Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (LADCP) on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway

Hydrographic Analysis Equipment

Salinometer
-added Salinometer on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway

MET Sensors

Air temperature,
Barometric Pressure,
Relative Humidity,
Wind speed and direction
-added Air temperature on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
-added Barometric Pressure on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
-added Relative Humidity on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
-added Wind speed and direction on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
Storage Notes: Mooring recovery gear to be pre loaded on Knorr in US.
- changed from Mooring recovery gear to be pre loaded on Knorr in US.  to Mooring recovery gear to be pre loaded on Knorr in US. on Nov 26, 2012 8:11 AM by Chad Smith
- added Mooring recovery gear to be pre loaded on Knorr in US.  on Nov 7, 2012 8:32 AM by Eric Benway

Navigation

Will you be using Long Base Line (LBL) navigation? no
- added no on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
How many nets? 0
How many tansponders? 0
Will you be using Doppler/GPS navigation?yes
- added yes on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
Navigation Notes:

Winches

CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire,
Mooring / TSE winch
-added CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
-added Mooring / TSE winch on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
Winch Notes:
Wire Notes:

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
-added Chemical Storage Van on Nov 7, 2012 8:32 AM by Eric Benway

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:
Deck Box
- added Deck Box on Nov 7, 2012 8:32 AM by Eric Benway

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
- changed from no to yes on Nov 7, 2012 8:32 AM by Eric Benway
- added no on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
Describe deployment method and quantity:
hazardous materials are contained within batteries.
- added hazardous materials are contained within batteries. on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway

Radioactive Material

Radioiosotopes:no

Additional Information

Is night time work anticipated on this cruise?yes
- added yes on Nov 7, 2012 8:31 AM by Eric Benway
Specialized tech support (Seabeam, coring, other):
Other required equipment and special needs:

Checklist & Notes

Checklist

U.S. Customs Form: no
- added no on Jan 7, 2013 9:55 AM by Chad Smith
Diplomatic Clearance: no
- added no on Jan 7, 2013 9:55 AM by Chad Smith
Date Submitted:
Date Approved:
Agent Information:
South Africa
John T. Rennie & Sons
19th Floor, No 1 Thibault Square
Cape Town
8001
REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

Contact: Megan Gobey, Cell phone: 27 (83) 3833270
Phone: 27 21 419 8660
Fax: 27 21 413 0290
Email: cpt@rennies.co.za
          megang@rennies.co.za

Woods Hole
Chad Smith
Assistant Marine Operations Coordinator
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
38 Water Street MS #37
Woods Hole, MA 02543
Office: (508)-289-3811
Email: csmith@whoi.edu
- added South Africa
John T. Rennie & Sons
19th Floor, No 1 Thibault Square
Cape Town
8001
REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

Contact: Megan Gobey, Cell phone: 27 (83) 3833270
Phone: 27 21 419 8660
Fax: 27 21 413 0290
Email: cpt@rennies.co.za
          megang@rennies.co.za

Woods Hole
Chad Smith
Assistant Marine Operations Coordinator
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
38 Water Street MS #37
Woods Hole, MA 02543
Office: (508)-289-3811
Email: csmith@whoi.edu
on Jan 7, 2013 9:55 AM by Chad Smith
Countries:
Notes:
Customs forms (4455) Due January 11th to csmith@whoi.edu
- removed answer Customs forms (4455) Due January 11th to csmith@whoi.edu
on Nov 26, 2012 8:12 AM by Chad Smith
- added Customs forms (4455) Due January 11th to csmith@whoi.edu
on Jan 7, 2013 9:55 AM by Chad Smith
Isotope Use Approval: no
- added no on Jan 7, 2013 9:55 AM by Chad Smith
Isotope Notes:
SCUBA Diving: no
- added no on Jan 7, 2013 9:55 AM by Chad Smith

Checklist

SSSG Tech:
Catie Graver, Amy Simoneau
- removed answer Catie Graver, Amy Simoneau on Nov 26, 2012 8:12 AM by Chad Smith
- added Catie Graver, Amy Simoneau on Jan 7, 2013 9:55 AM by Chad Smith