Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Cruise Planning Synopsis


OC465

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 Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway
- added Don Anderson as Principal Investigator on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway

Departure: Jun 30, 2010

Woods Hole

Arrival: Jul 8, 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 Jun 21, 2010 12:07 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 Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway
Depth Range: 0 / 250
- set min to 0, set max to 250 on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway
Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country? Canada
- Canada on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway
Are visas or special travel documents required? no
- set to no on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway

Science Objectives

Synoptic mapping of Alexandrium fundyense, hydrography, and velocity in the costal current from Cape Cod to Georges Bank, Cape Cod to Bay of Fundy
- Synoptic mapping of Alexandrium fundyense, hydrography, and velocity in the costal current from Cape Cod to Georges Bank, Cape Cod to Bay of Fundy on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway

Science Activities

CTD casts, Drifter deployments, water pumping
- CTD casts, Drifter deployments, water pumping on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway

Additional Info

Pre-cruise Planning Meeting: Visit WHOI
- Visit WHOI on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway
Meeting Notes: Meeting held in person.
- Meeting held in person. on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway

Stations:

Supporting documentation:

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 Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway
-added Fume Hood on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 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 Seapoint STM turbidity sensor on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway
-added 911+ Rosette 24-position, 10-liter bottle Rosette with dual T/C sensors on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway
-added SBE43 oxygen sensor on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway
-added Wet Labs ECO-AFL fluorometer on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway
-added Wet Labs C*Star transmissometer (660nm wavelength) on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway
-added Biospherical underwater PAR (1000m depth limit) with reference Surface PAR on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway

Critical CTD Sensors

High Flow 10L Niskin bottles needed - larger CTD frame req.
- added High Flow 10L Niskin bottles needed - larger CTD frame req. on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 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 Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway

MET Sensors

Barometric Pressure,
Wind speed and direction,
Air temperature,
Relative Humidity,
Precipitation,
Short Wave Solar Radiation
-added Barometric Pressure on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway
-added Wind speed and direction on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway
-added Air temperature on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway
-added Relative Humidity on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway
-added Precipitation on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway
-added Short Wave Solar Radiation on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 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 Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway
-added Chest Freezer (Household type) 0°F on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway
-added Freezer -70°C 3.2 cu. ft. ea. on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway
Storage Notes: 1) 2 chest freezers to be loaded into Main Lab JUNE 28
2) Chemical Storage box to be loaded June 28
- added 1) 2 chest freezers to be loaded into Main Lab JUNE 28
2) Chemical Storage box to be loaded June 28
on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway

Navigation

Will you be using Long Base Line (LBL) navigation? no
- added no on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway
How many nets? 0
How many tansponders? 0
Will you be using Doppler/GPS navigation? yes
- added yes on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway

Winches

CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire
-added CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 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?yes
- added yes on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM 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 Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway
Specialized tech support (Seabeam, coring, other):
Other required equipment and special needs:
Wet lab benches and shelving
- added Wet lab benches and shelving on Jun 21, 2010 12:07 PM by Eric Benway

Checklist & Notes

Checklist

U.S. Customs Form: no
Diplomatic Clearance: no
Date Submitted:
Date Approved:
Agent Information:
Countries:
Notes:
Isotope Use Approval: no
Isotope Notes:
SCUBA Diving: no

Checklist

SSSG Tech: