Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Cruise Planning Synopsis


OC 460

Ship

R/V Oceanus

Cruise Party

Don Anderson: Principal Investigator
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Redfield 3-32, MS#32 Woods Hole, Ma. USA 02543
+1 508 289 2351
danderson@whoi.edu

Dennis McGillicuddy: Chief Scientist
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Bigelow 209A, MS#11 Woods Hole, Ma. USA 02543
+1 508 289 2683
mcgillic@whoi.edu
- added Dennis McGillicuddy as Chief Scientist on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway
- added Don Anderson as Principal Investigator on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway

Departure: May 1, 2010

Woods Hole

Arrival: May 10, 2010

Woods Hole

Operations Area

Cruise track will differ between cruises depending upon results and found areas of cell concentrations NA4
- Cruise track will differ between cruises depending upon results and found areas of cell concentrations NA4 on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway
Lat/Lon: 40° 30.0′ N / 69° 0.0′ W
- set lat to 40° 30.0′ N, set lon to 69° 0.0′ W on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway
Depth Range: 0 / 250
- set min to 0, set max to 250 on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway
Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country? Canada
- Canada on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway
Are visas or special travel documents required? no
- set to no on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway

Science Objectives

Synoptic mapping of Alexandrium fundyense, hydrography, and velocity in the coastal current from Cape Cod to Georges Bank, Cape Cod to Bay of Fundy
- Synoptic mapping of Alexandrium fundyense, hydrography, and velocity in the coastal current from Cape Cod to Georges Bank, Cape Cod to Bay of Fundy
on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway

Science Activities

CTD Casts, Drifter Deployments, water pumping
- CTD Casts, Drifter Deployments, water pumping on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway

Additional Info

Pre-cruise Planning Meeting: Visit WHOI
- Visit WHOI on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway
Meeting Notes: in person
- in person on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway

Stations:

Supporting documentation:

»Anderson_-_McGillicuddy.PNG
»1265744344704_721_GB_GOM_Station_Positions.pdf
- added Anderson_-_McGillicuddy.PNG on Apr 14, 2010 4:10 PM by Eric Benway
- added 1265744344704_721_GB_GOM_Station_Positions.pdf on Mar 9, 2010 4:48 PM by Eric Benway

Funding

Funding Agency: NOAA
Grant or contract number: NA06NOS4780245

Scientific Instrumentation for R/V Oceanus

Shipboard Equipment

Fume Hood,
ADCP 75 kHz
-added ADCP 75 kHz on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway
-added Fume Hood on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway

CTD/Water Sampling

Seapoint STM turbidity sensor,
Wet Labs ECO-AFL fluorometer,
Wet Labs C*Star transmissometer (660nm wavelength),
911+ Rosette 24-position, 10-liter bottle Rosette with dual T/C sensors,
SBE43 oxygen sensor,
Biospherical underwater PAR (1000m depth limit) with reference Surface PAR
-added 911+ Rosette 24-position, 10-liter bottle Rosette with dual T/C sensors on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway
-added Seapoint STM turbidity sensor on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway
-added SBE43 oxygen sensor on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway
-added Wet Labs ECO-AFL fluorometer on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway
-added Wet Labs C*Star transmissometer (660nm wavelength) on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway
-added Biospherical underwater PAR (1000m depth limit) with reference Surface PAR on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway

Critical CTD Sensors

High Flow 10L Niskin Bottles Needed
- added High Flow 10L Niskin Bottles Needed on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway

Hydrographic Analysis Equipment

Salt Bottles (2 cases of 125 ml provided)
-added Salt Bottles (2 cases of 125 ml provided) on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway

MET Sensors

Barometric Pressure,
Wind speed and direction,
Air temperature,
Relative Humidity,
Precipitation,
Short Wave Solar Radiation
-added Wind speed and direction on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway
-added Air temperature on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway
-added Barometric Pressure on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway
-added Relative Humidity on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway
-added Precipitation on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway
-added Short Wave Solar Radiation on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway

Sample Storage

Refrigerator 8.6 cu. ft.,
Freezer -70°C 3.2 cu. ft. ea.,
Chest Freezer (Household type) 0°F
-added Refrigerator 8.6 cu. ft. on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway
-added Chest Freezer (Household type) 0°F on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway
-added Freezer -70°C 3.2 cu. ft. ea. on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway
Storage Notes: 2 chest freezers in main Lab
Chemical storage
- added 2 chest freezers in main Lab
Chemical storage
on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway

Navigation

Will you be using Long Base Line (LBL) navigation? no
- added no on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway
How many nets? 0
How many tansponders? 0
Will you be using Doppler/GPS navigation? yes
- added yes on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway

Winches

CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire
-added CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 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: 

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
- changed from yes to no on Apr 20, 2010 11:14 AM by Eric Benway
- added yes on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway
Describe deployment method and quantity:
MSDS hard copies will be brought on board during mob.
- added MSDS hard copies will be brought on board during mob. on Apr 20, 2010 11:14 AM by Eric Benway

Radioactive Material

Radioiosotopes:no

Additional Information

Is night time work anticipated on this cruise?yes
- added yes on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway
Specialized tech support (Seabeam, coring, other):
Other required equipment and special needs:
Gas Powered Pump for pumping Water, hose to be lowered with CTD
We would like to request a second CTD/ Rosette for a backup
All Hazardous Materials will be removed by the science party at the end of the cruise
7 wire baskets needed for storage of pump hose and drifters
Wood bridge will be put between bench and fume hood in wet lab
- added Gas Powered Pump for pumping Water, hose to be lowered with CTD
We would like to request a second CTD/ Rosette for a backup
All Hazardous Materials will be removed by the science party at the end of the cruise
7 wire baskets needed for storage of pump hose and drifters
Wood bridge will be put between bench and fume hood in wet lab
on Feb 11, 2010 1:46 PM by Eric Benway

Checklist & Notes

Checklist

U.S. Customs Form: no
- added no on Feb 11, 2010 1:51 PM by Eric Benway
Diplomatic Clearance: yes
- added yes on Feb 11, 2010 1:51 PM by Eric Benway
Date Submitted: Jan 13, 2010
- added Jan 13, 2010 on Feb 11, 2010 1:51 PM by Eric Benway
Date Approved:
Agent Information:
Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
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

- added Master R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
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

on Feb 11, 2010 1:51 PM by Eric Benway
Countries:
Notes:
Isotope Use Approval: no
- added no on Feb 11, 2010 1:51 PM by Eric Benway
Isotope Notes:
SCUBA Diving: no
- added no on Feb 11, 2010 1:51 PM by Eric Benway

Checklist

SSSG Tech:
Sean Guss
- added Sean Guss on Feb 11, 2010 1:51 PM by Eric Benway
Anticipate loading Friday April 30th.
Science can move aboard and stay aboard Fri April 30th.
- added Anticipate loading Friday April 30th.
Science can move aboard and stay aboard Fri April 30th.
on Feb 11, 2010 1:51 PM by Eric Benway