Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Cruise Planning Synopsis


KN210-04

Ship

R/V Knorr

Cruise Party

Elizabeth Kujawinski: Chief Scientist, Principal Investigator
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Fye 112B, MS#04 Woods Hole, Ma. USA 02543
+1 508 289 3493
ekujawinski@whoi.edu

Rainer Lohmann: Principal Investigator
Organization Name USA
+1 401 874 6612
rlohmann@mail.uri.edu

Krista Longnecker: Principal Investigator
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Fye 112A, MS#04 Woods Hole, Ma. USA 02543
+1 508 289 2824
klongnecker@whoi.edu

Benjamin Van Mooy: Principal Investigator
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Fye 115B, MS#04 Woods Hole, Ma. USA 02543
+1 508 289 2322
bvanmooy@whoi.edu
- added Elizabeth Kujawinski as Chief Scientist on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
- added Elizabeth Kujawinski as Principal Investigator on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
- added Rainer Lohmann as Principal Investigator on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
- added Krista Longnecker as Principal Investigator on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
- added Benjamin Van Mooy as Principal Investigator on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway

Departure: Mar 25, 2013

Montevideo Uruguay

Arrival: May 9, 2013

Bridgetown Barbados

Operations Area

Western Atlantic Ocean
- Western Atlantic Ocean on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
Lat/Lon: 34° 0.0′ S / 58° 0.0′ W
- set lat to 34° 0.0′ S, set lon to 58° 0.0′ W on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
Depth Range: 0 / 5000
- set min to 0, set max to 5000 on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country? none
- none on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
Are visas or special travel documents required? no
- set to no on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway

Science Objectives

1. Characterize deep ocean dissolved organic matter in water masses of western Atlantic Ocean
2. Characterize microbial community at selected stations and at selected depths
3. Characterize metabolic capabilities of surface, mesopelagic and bathypelagic microbial consortia vis-a-vis the degradation of organic matter from each zone
4. Examine metabolic and phylogenetic links between microbes in different marine zones (surface, meso-pelagic and bathypelagic depths)
- 1. Characterize deep ocean dissolved organic matter in water masses of western Atlantic Ocean
2. Characterize microbial community at selected stations and at selected depths
3. Characterize metabolic capabilities of surface, mesopelagic and bathypelagic microbial consortia vis-a-vis the degradation of organic matter from each zone
4. Examine metabolic and phylogenetic links between microbes in different marine zones (surface, meso-pelagic and bathypelagic depths)
on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway

Science Activities

1. Collection of discrete water samples by Niskin-bottles
2. Collection of microbial communities from these water samples, by in-situ pumping, or by net-traps and net-tows.
3. Incubation experiments in lab and on deck.
4. Underway mass spectrometry and flow cytometry, from seawater intake.
- 1. Collection of discrete water samples by Niskin-bottles
2. Collection of microbial communities from these water samples, by in-situ pumping, or by net-traps and net-tows.
3. Incubation experiments in lab and on deck.
4. Underway mass spectrometry and flow cytometry, from seawater intake.
on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway

Additional Info

Pre-cruise Planning Meeting: Visit WHOI
- Visit WHOI on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
Meeting Notes: Already at WHOI
- Already at WHOI on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway

Stations:

Supporting documentation:

»Knorr_Kujawinski_sci_birth.JPG
»Knorr_Layout_Kujawinski_2013_pre-cruise_final.pptx
»KN210-04_Kujawinski_Deck_layout.JPG
»Hewson_WHOI_Hazardous_Material_Inventory_Form.pdf
»Markham_WHOI_Hazardous_Material_Inventory_Form.pdf
»Hurley_WHOI_Hazardous_Materials_Inventory_Form.pdf
»Van_Mooy_At_Sea_authorization.pdf
»KUJAWINSKI_load_list.xlsx
»Cruise_track_121312.jpg
»Liz_K_to_Van_Dover_stations_Transits_Calcs.jpg
»StationsForLiz.2012.11.07.pdf
- added Knorr_Kujawinski_sci_birth.JPG on Mar 20, 2013 3:24 PM by Chad Smith
- added Knorr_Layout_Kujawinski_2013_pre-cruise_final.pptx on Mar 20, 2013 10:21 AM by Chad Smith
- kn_sciberth_KN210-04_v5.pdf on Mar 20, 2013 3:23 PM by Chad Smith
- added kn_sciberth_KN210-04_v5.pdf on Mar 20, 2013 10:21 AM by Chad Smith
- Lab_Layout_Kujawinski_2013_with_names.pdf on Mar 20, 2013 10:21 AM by Chad Smith
- added KN210-04_Kujawinski_Deck_layout.JPG on Jan 30, 2013 1:40 PM by Chad Smith
- Van_locations_Beal_&_Kujawinski_DRAFT_2.0.JPG on Jan 30, 2013 1:39 PM by Chad Smith
- Van_locations_Beal_&_Kujawinski_DRAFT_1.0.JPG on Jan 10, 2013 9:15 AM by Chad Smith
- added Hewson_WHOI_Hazardous_Material_Inventory_Form.pdf on Jan 7, 2013 9:52 AM by Chad Smith
- added Markham_WHOI_Hazardous_Material_Inventory_Form.pdf on Jan 7, 2013 9:52 AM by Chad Smith
- added Hurley_WHOI_Hazardous_Materials_Inventory_Form.pdf on Jan 7, 2013 9:52 AM by Chad Smith
- added Van_Mooy_At_Sea_authorization.pdf on Jan 7, 2013 9:51 AM by Chad Smith
- added KUJAWINSKI_load_list.xlsx on Jan 7, 2013 9:43 AM by Chad Smith
- added Cruise_track_121312.jpg on Dec 13, 2012 4:32 PM by Chad Smith
- added Liz_K_to_Van_Dover_stations_Transits_Calcs.jpg on Dec 12, 2012 12:00 PM by Chad Smith
- Liz_K_Proposed_cruise_track.jpg on Dec 13, 2012 4:31 PM by Chad Smith
- added StationsForLiz.2012.11.07.pdf on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
- added Lab_Layout_Kujawinski_2013_with_names.pdf on Mar 1, 2013 12:34 PM by Chad Smith
- added Van_locations_Beal_&_Kujawinski_DRAFT_2.0.JPG on Jan 10, 2013 9:15 AM by Chad Smith
- added Van_locations_Beal_&_Kujawinski_DRAFT_1.0.JPG on Jan 9, 2013 1:54 PM by Chad Smith
- added Liz_K_Proposed_cruise_track.jpg on Dec 12, 2012 12:00 PM by Chad Smith

Funding

Funding Agency: NSF
Grant or contract number: 85432000

Scientific Instrumentation for R/V Knorr

Shipboard Equipment

Bathymetry System 12 kHz,
Bathymetry System 3.5 kHz ,
Deionized Water System,
Fume Hood,
12 kHz Pinger for Wire Use,
Science Underway Seawater System
-added Deionized Water System on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
-added Fume Hood on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
-added Science Underway Seawater System on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
-added 12 kHz Pinger for Wire Use on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
-added Bathymetry System 12 kHz on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
-added Bathymetry System 3.5 kHz on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway

Shipboard Communication

Basic Internet access via HiSeasNet,
Is there an expectation to use Skype or any other real-time video conference program?
-added Basic Internet access via HiSeasNet on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
-added Is there an expectation to use Skype or any other real-time video conference program? on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway

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,
Wet Labs ECO-AFL fluorometer,
Wet Labs C*Star transmissometer (660nm wavelength)
-added 911+ Rosette 24-position, 10-liter bottle Rosette with dual T/C sensors on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
-added Biospherical underwater PAR (1000m depth limit) with reference Surface PAR on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
-added SBE43 oxygen sensor on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
-added Wet Labs ECO-AFL fluorometer on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
-added Wet Labs C*Star transmissometer (660nm wavelength) on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway

Critical CTD Sensors

We know we will need to remove the PAR sensor for any casts >1000 m
- added We know we will need to remove the PAR sensor for any casts >1000 m on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway

MET Sensors

Air temperature,
Barometric Pressure,
Precipitation,
Relative Humidity,
Short Wave Solar Radiation,
Wind speed and direction
-added Air temperature on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
-added Barometric Pressure on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
-added Precipitation on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
-added Relative Humidity on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
-added Short Wave Solar Radiation on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
-added Wind speed and direction on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway

Sample Storage

Freezer -70°C 25 cu. ft.,
Refrigerator 8.6 cu. ft.,
Freezer -70°C 3.2 cu. ft. ea.,
Freezer -20°C
-added Freezer -70°C 25 cu. ft. on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
-added Refrigerator 8.6 cu. ft. on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
-added Freezer -20°C on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
-added Freezer -70°C 3.2 cu. ft. ea. on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
Storage Notes: we will also have liquid N2 dewars
- added we will also have liquid N2 dewars on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway

Navigation

Will you be using Long Base Line (LBL) navigation? no
- added no on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
How many nets? null
How many tansponders? null
Will you be using Doppler/GPS navigation?no
- added no on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway

Navigation

GPS
-added GPS on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
Navigation Notes:

Winches

CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire
-added CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 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,
Isotope Van
-added Isotope Van on Dec 12, 2012 1:42 PM by Chad Smith
-added Chemical Storage Van on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway

Specialized Deck Equipment

Mooring Deployment/Recovery Equipment Required: no Type: 
Cruise Specific Science Winch Required: no Type: 
Nets Required: yes Type: Van Mooy net-traps - TBD
Nets Revisions

- Nets Required? : changed from no to yes on Mar 1, 2013 1:51 PM by Chad Smith
- Nets Required? : added no on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
- Type : added Van Mooy net-traps - TBD on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway

Over the Side Equipment

Will you be bringing any equipment (winches, blocks, etc.) that lowers instruments over the side? yes
Details:
DT Winch (Ossolinski Net Tows)
TSE (From Previous cruise)
- changed from getting details from BenVM to DT Winch (Ossolinski Net Tows)
TSE (From Previous cruise)
on Jan 7, 2013 10:04 AM by Chad Smith
- added getting details from BenVM on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway

Special Requirements

Elecrical Power: no Identify: 
Equipment Handling: no Identify: 
Inter/intraship Communications: no Identify: 
Science Stowage: yes Identify: need to pre-load in US port and store materials until cruise
Water: yes Identify: need large volumes of RO water prior to treatment for drinking water
Science Stowage Revisions

- Science Stowage : changed from no to yes on Mar 1, 2013 1:51 PM by Chad Smith
- Science Stowage : added no on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
- Identify : added need to pre-load in US port and store materials until cruise on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
Inter/intraship Communications Revisions

- Water : changed from no to yes on Mar 1, 2013 1:51 PM by Chad Smith
- Water : added no on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
- Identify : added need large volumes of RO water prior to treatment for drinking water on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM 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 Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
Describe deployment method and quantity:
  • Hydrochloric acid
  • Mercuric chloride
  • Formaldehyda
  • Mitomycin C
  • Phosphate Buffered Saline
  • p-phenylenedaimine
  • Glycerol
  • Sodium azide
  • Methanol
  • Acetone
  • Lugols Solution
  • phthaldialdehyde
  • Liquid Nitrogen
- changed from
  • Hydrochloric acid
  • Mercuric chloride
  • Formaldehyda
  • Mitomycin C
  • Phosphate Buffered Saline
  • p-phenylenedaimine
  • Glycerol
  • Sodium azide
  • Methanol
  • Acetone
  • Lugols Solution
  • phthaldialdehyde
to
  • Hydrochloric acid
  • Mercuric chloride
  • Formaldehyda
  • Mitomycin C
  • Phosphate Buffered Saline
  • p-phenylenedaimine
  • Glycerol
  • Sodium azide
  • Methanol
  • Acetone
  • Lugols Solution
  • phthaldialdehyde
  • Liquid Nitrogen
on Jan 7, 2013 10:04 AM by Chad Smith
- added
  • Hydrochloric acid
  • Mercuric chloride
  • Formaldehyda
  • Mitomycin C
  • Phosphate Buffered Saline
  • p-phenylenedaimine
  • Glycerol
  • Sodium azide
  • Methanol
  • Acetone
  • Lugols Solution
  • phthaldialdehyde
on Jan 7, 2013 10:04 AM by Chad Smith

Radioactive Material

Radioiosotopes:no

Additional Information

Is night time work anticipated on this cruise?yes
- added yes on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway
Specialized tech support (Seabeam, coring, other):
Net tows- Justin Ossolinski
- added Net tows- Justin Ossolinski on Jan 7, 2013 10:04 AM by Chad Smith
Other required equipment and special needs:
6 Sunlight dependent incubators to be mounted on the 0-1 deck
Lohmann is going to be doing high-volume air sampling. Details on size and location have been requested and questionnaire will be updated asap.
- changed from we need space for deck incubators; so far we're planning on two 5'x5' incubators but we will likely have more (to be updated) Lohmann is going to be doing high-volume air sampling. Details on size and location have been requested and questionnaire will be updated asap. to 6 Sunlight dependent incubators to be mounted on the 0-1 deck
Lohmann is going to be doing high-volume air sampling. Details on size and location have been requested and questionnaire will be updated asap.
on Jan 7, 2013 10:04 AM by Chad Smith
- changed from we need space for deck incubators; so far we're planning on two 5'x5' incubators but we will likely have more (to be updated) Lohmann is going to be doing high-volume air sampling. Details on size and location have been requested and questionnaire will be updated asap. to we need space for deck incubators; so far we're planning on two 5'x5' incubators but we will likely have more (to be updated) Lohmann is going to be doing high-volume air sampling. Details on size and location have been requested and questionnaire will be updated asap. on Dec 11, 2012 12:01 PM by Eric Benway
- added we need space for deck incubators; so far we're planning on two 5'x5' incubators but we will likely have more (to be updated) Lohmann is going to be doing high-volume air sampling. Details on size and location have been requested and questionnaire will be updated asap. on Nov 14, 2012 8:06 AM by Eric Benway

Checklist & Notes

Checklist

U.S. Customs Form: no
- added no on Jan 7, 2013 9:50 AM by Chad Smith
Diplomatic Clearance: no
- added no on Jan 7, 2013 9:50 AM by Chad Smith
Date Submitted:
Date Approved:
Agent Information:
Uruguay
Master R/V Knorr
Attn: Dr. Liz Kujawinski
c/o AGENCIA MARITIMA TRANSHIP (URUGUAY) S.A.
Cerrito 618
11.000 Montevideo, Uruguay
Phone:  (0598) 2916.1707
Fax:   (0598) 2916.1758
Telex (23) 479966 TRANSH UY
email: tranship@tranship.com.uy  

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

Barbados
Master R/V Knorr
Attn: Dr. Liz Kujawinski
c/o DaCosta Distribution Inc.
Shipping Division
Brandons Complex
Brandons
St. Michael
BARBADOS
Phone: (246) 430-4809; (246) 430-4825

Primary Contact: Anthony Oliver, Operations Coordinator*
Email Address: logistics@dmishipping.com
Tel. no. (246) 430-4881
Cell no. (246) 231-5382
Fax: (246) 431-0878


- changed from Uruguay
Master R/V Knorr
Attn: Dr. Liz Kujawinski
c/o AGENCIA MARITIMA TRANSHIP (URUGUAY) S.A.
Cerrito 618
11.000 Montevideo, Uruguay
Phone:  (0598) 2916.1707
Fax:   (0598) 2916.1758
Telex (23) 479966 TRANSH UY
email: tranship@tranship.com.uy  

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

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


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 Dec 12, 2012 12:23 PM by Chad Smith
- added Uruguay
Master R/V Knorr
Attn: Dr. Liz Kujawinski
c/o AGENCIA MARITIMA TRANSHIP (URUGUAY) S.A.
Cerrito 618
11.000 Montevideo, Uruguay
Phone:  (0598) 2916.1707
Fax:   (0598) 2916.1758
Telex (23) 479966 TRANSH UY
email: tranship@tranship.com.uy  

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 9:44 AM by Chad Smith
- removed answer Uruguay
Master R/V Knorr
Attn: Dr. Liz Kujawinski
c/o AGENCIA MARITIMA TRANSHIP (URUGUAY) S.A.
Cerrito 618
11.000 Montevideo, Uruguay
Phone:  (0598) 2916.1707
Fax:   (0598) 2916.1758
Telex (23) 479966 TRANSH UY
email: tranship@tranship.com.uy  

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

Barbados
Master R/V Knorr
Attn: Dr. Liz Kujawinski
c/o DaCosta Distribution Inc.
Shipping Division
Brandons Complex
Brandons
St. Michael
BARBADOS
Phone: (246) 430-4809; (246) 430-4825

Primary Contact: Anthony Oliver, Operations Coordinator*
Email Address: logistics@dmishipping.com
Tel. no. (246) 430-4881
Cell no. (246) 231-5382
Fax: (246) 431-0878


on Dec 11, 2012 12:01 PM by Eric Benway
- added Uruguay
Master R/V Knorr
Attn: Dr. Liz Kujawinski
c/o AGENCIA MARITIMA TRANSHIP (URUGUAY) S.A.
Cerrito 618
11.000 Montevideo, Uruguay
Phone:  (0598) 2916.1707
Fax:   (0598) 2916.1758
Telex (23) 479966 TRANSH UY
email: tranship@tranship.com.uy  

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

Barbados
Master R/V Knorr
Attn: Dr. Liz Kujawinski
c/o DaCosta Distribution Inc.
Shipping Division
Brandons Complex
Brandons
St. Michael
BARBADOS
Phone: (246) 430-4809; (246) 430-4825

Primary Contact: Anthony Oliver, Operations Coordinator*
Email Address: logistics@dmishipping.com
Tel. no. (246) 430-4881
Cell no. (246) 231-5382
Fax: (246) 431-0878


on Jan 7, 2013 9:50 AM by Chad Smith
Countries:
Urguguay
Barbados
- removed answer Urguguay
Barbados
on Dec 11, 2012 12:01 PM by Eric Benway
- added Urguguay
Barbados
on Jan 7, 2013 9:50 AM by Chad Smith
Notes:
Customs forms (4455) Due January 11th to csmith@whoi.edu
- removed answer Customs forms (4455) Due January 11th to csmith@whoi.edu
on Dec 11, 2012 12:01 PM by Eric Benway
- added Customs forms (4455) Due January 11th to csmith@whoi.edu
on Jan 7, 2013 9:50 AM by Chad Smith
Isotope Use Approval: yes
- changed from yes to no on Dec 11, 2012 12:01 PM by Eric Benway
- added yes on Jan 7, 2013 9:50 AM by Chad Smith
Isotope Notes:
Rad Van
Been Van Mooy & Justin Ossolinski Rad Authorization Granted 1/4/2013
- removed answer Rad Van
Been Van Mooy & Justin Ossolinski Rad Authorization Granted 1/4/2013
on Dec 11, 2012 12:01 PM by Eric Benway
- added Rad Van
Been Van Mooy & Justin Ossolinski Rad Authorization Granted 1/4/2013
on Jan 7, 2013 9:50 AM by Chad Smith
SCUBA Diving: no
- added no on Jan 7, 2013 9:50 AM by Chad Smith

Checklist

SSSG Tech:
Rad Van and Storage van to be loaded on 01 deck
- removed answer Rad Van and Storage van to be loaded on 01 deck on Dec 11, 2012 12:01 PM by Eric Benway
- added Rad Van and Storage van to be loaded on 01 deck on Jan 7, 2013 9:50 AM by Chad Smith