Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Cruise Planning Synopsis


OC 464

Ship

R/V Oceanus

Cruise Party

Lee Freitag: Chief Scientist, Principal Investigator
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Smith 208, MS#18 Woods Hole, Ma. USA 02543
+1 508 289 3285
lfreitag@whoi.edu
- added Lee Freitag as Chief Scientist on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway
- added Lee Freitag as Principal Investigator on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway

Departure: Jun 23, 2010

WHOI

Arrival: Jun 27, 2010

WHOI

Operations Area

South of Martha's Vineyard about 50 nmi
- South of Martha's Vineyard about 50 nmi on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway
Lat/Lon: 40° 28.78′ N / 70° 48.13′ W
- set lat to 40° 28.78′ N, set lon to 70° 48.13′ W on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway
Depth Range: min / max (m)
- set max to max (m) on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway
Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country? NO
- NO on May 11, 2010 2:53 PM by Eric Benway
Are visas or special travel documents required? no
- set to no on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway

Science Objectives

Evaluate acoustic communications performance in a continental shelf environment.
- Evaluate acoustic communications performance in a continental shelf environment. on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway

Science Activities

Deploy up to 4 moorings and then tow an acoustic source using a V-fin depressor. CTDs will be required up to several times each day.
- Deploy up to 4 moorings and then tow an acoustic source using a V-fin depressor. CTDs will be required up to several times each day. on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway

Additional Info

Pre-cruise Planning Meeting: Visit WHOI
- Visit WHOI on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway
Meeting Notes: Should be available to meet when Oceanus gets back to WHOI.
- Should be available to meet when Oceanus gets back to WHOI. on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway
Media personnel on board: None
- None on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway

Stations:

  Station 1
  Distance: 70
  Days: 3 days
  Latitude: 40° 28.78’ N
  Longitude: 70° 48.13’ W
- added Name: Lat: 40° 28.78’ N, Lon: 70° 48.13’ W, Distance: 70, Days: 3 days on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway

Supporting documentation:

»Lee_Frietag_Acoustic_mooring_station.jpg
»370_Meter_Design.pdf
»V-Fin_with_Horizontal_TX_Array_ISO.pdf
»1271265311499_1141_MACE10-ExpLayout-Preliminary.png
»_MACE10-GMAPview.png
- added Lee_Frietag_Acoustic_mooring_station.jpg on May 11, 2010 2:58 PM by Eric Benway
- added 370_Meter_Design.pdf on May 11, 2010 2:47 PM by Eric Benway
- added V-Fin_with_Horizontal_TX_Array_ISO.pdf on May 7, 2010 9:50 AM by Eric Benway
- added 1271265311499_1141_MACE10-ExpLayout-Preliminary.png on Apr 15, 2010 11:43 AM by Eric Benway
- added _MACE10-GMAPview.png on Apr 15, 2010 11:43 AM by Eric Benway

Funding

Funding Agency: ONR/NAVY
Grant or contract number: N000141010575

Scientific Instrumentation for R/V Oceanus


- added To be provided by Kemp or rigging shop. on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway

Shipboard Equipment

Bathymetry System 12 kHz,
ADCP 150 kHz
-added ADCP 150 kHz on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway
-added Bathymetry System 12 kHz on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway

CTD/Water Sampling

911+ Rosette 24-position, 10-liter bottle Rosette with dual T/C sensors
-added 911+ Rosette 24-position, 10-liter bottle Rosette with dual T/C sensors on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway

Critical CTD Sensors

no water samples required, CTD only
- added no water samples required, CTD only on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway

MET Sensors

Barometric Pressure,
Wind speed and direction,
Air temperature,
Relative Humidity,
Precipitation
-added Air temperature on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway
-added Barometric Pressure on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway
-added Precipitation on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway
-added Relative Humidity on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway
-added Wind speed and direction on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway

Navigation

Will you be using Long Base Line (LBL) navigation? no
- added no on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway
How many nets? 0
How many tansponders? 0
Will you be using Doppler/GPS navigation? no
- added no on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway

Winches

CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire,
Mooring / TSE winch
-added CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway
-added Mooring / TSE winch on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM 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: yes Type: SmSeamac (e.g. Weller or Bahr)
Nets Required: no Type: 
Cruise Specific Science Winch Revisions

- Cruise Specific Science Winch Required? : changed from no to yes on Apr 15, 2010 8:25 AM by Eric Benway
- Cruise Specific Science Winch Required? : added no on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway
- Type : added SmSeamac (e.g. Weller or Bahr) on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 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:
To be provided by Kemp or rigging shop.

Special Requirements

Elecrical Power: yes Identify: As required for winch(es)
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 Apr 15, 2010 8:25 AM by Eric Benway
- Electrical Power : added no on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway
- Identify : added As required for winch(es) on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway

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 Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway
Describe deployment method and quantity:
Hazmat is only Li-Ion batteries contained in buoy equipment.
MSDS will be provided and brought aboard.
- added Hazmat is only Li-Ion batteries contained in buoy equipment.
MSDS will be provided and brought aboard.
on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway

Radioactive Material

Radioiosotopes:no

Additional Information

Is night time work anticipated on this cruise?yes
- added yes on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway
Specialized tech support (Seabeam, coring, other):
None.
- added None. on Apr 15, 2010 8:24 AM by Eric Benway
Other required equipment and special needs:

Checklist & Notes

Checklist

U.S. Customs Form: no
- added no on Apr 15, 2010 8:25 AM by Eric Benway
Diplomatic Clearance: no
- added no on Apr 15, 2010 8:25 AM by Eric Benway
Date Submitted:
Date Approved:
Agent Information:
WHOI to WHOI

Person of contact:
Eric Benway
266 Woods Hole Road
MS 37
Woods Hole Ma. 02543
Tel: 508-289-3770
fax: 508-457-2185
email: ebenway@whoi.edu
- changed from WHOI to WHOI

to WHOI to WHOI

Person of contact:
Eric Benway
266 Woods Hole Road
MS 37
Woods Hole Ma. 02543
Tel: 508-289-3770
fax: 508-457-2185
email: ebenway@whoi.edu
on Apr 20, 2010 1:15 PM by Eric Benway
- added WHOI to WHOI

on Apr 20, 2010 1:10 PM by Eric Benway
Countries:
N/A
- added N/A on Apr 20, 2010 1:10 PM by Eric Benway
Notes:
n/a
- added n/a on Apr 15, 2010 8:25 AM by Eric Benway
Isotope Use Approval: no
- added no on Apr 15, 2010 8:25 AM by Eric Benway
Isotope Notes:
SCUBA Diving: no
- added no on Apr 15, 2010 8:25 AM by Eric Benway

Checklist

SSSG Tech:
Chris Griner is working to locate a portable winch to handle the overboarding. 
- added Chris Griner is working to locate a portable winch to handle the overboarding.  on Apr 20, 2010 1:10 PM by Eric Benway