Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Cruise Planning Synopsis


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Ship

R/V Atlantis

Vehicles

HOV Alvin
- added HOV Alvin on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty

Cruise Party

Erik Cordes: Principal Investigator
Temple University USA
+1 215 204 2128
ecordes@temple.edu

Chuck Fisher: Principal Investigator, Chief Scientist
Pennsylvania State University 208 Mueller Lab University Park, PA United States 16802
+1 814 865 3365
cfisher@psu.edu

Chris German: Principal Investigator
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Clark South 276, MS#24 Woods Hole, Ma. USA 02543
+1 508 289 2853
cgerman@whoi.edu

Timothy Shank: Principal Investigator
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Redfield 234B, MS#33 Woods Hole, Ma. USA 02543
+1 508 289 3392
tshank@whoi.edu
- added Chuck Fisher as Chief Scientist on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty
- added Erik Cordes as Principal Investigator on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty
- added Chuck Fisher as Principal Investigator on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty
- added Chris German as Principal Investigator on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty
- added Timothy Shank as Principal Investigator on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty

Departure: Dec 6, 2010

Gulfport, MS

Arrival: Dec 15, 2010

Gulfport, MS (tbd due to possible shipyard location)

Operations Area

Gulf of Mexico
- Gulf of Mexico on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty
Lat/Lon:
Depth Range: min / max (m)
- set max to max (m) on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty
Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country? n/a
- n/a on Nov 1, 2010 12:57 PM by Eric Benway
Are visas or special travel documents required? no
- set to no on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty

Science Objectives

Deep water corals, seep communities and larval trap collection within 50 mile radius of the Deep Horizon Oil Platform at depths 500 to 2200 meters.
- Deep water corals, seep communities and larval trap collection within 50 mile radius of the Deep Horizon Oil Platform at depths 500 to 2200 meters. on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty

Science Activities

5-6 Alvin dives
- 5-6 Alvin dives on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty

Additional Info

Pre-cruise Planning Meeting: Teleconference
- Teleconference on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty
Meeting Notes: Teleconference conducted 21Oct2010
- Teleconference conducted 21Oct2010 on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty
Media personnel on board: Video
- Video on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty
NSF Rapid Film Maker, Mike Degruy
- NSF Rapid Film Maker, Mike Degruy on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty

Stations:

Supporting documentation:

Funding

Funding Agency: NSF
Grant or contract number: 1045083
Funding Agency: Institution
Grant or contract number:

Scientific Instrumentation for R/V Atlantis

Shipboard Equipment

Multibeam ,
Science Underway Seawater System,
Deionized Water System,
Fume Hood
-added Multibeam on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty
-added Science Underway Seawater System on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty
-added Deionized Water System on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty
-added Fume Hood on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty

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 Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty
-added SBE43 oxygen sensor on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty

Critical CTD Sensors

Aquatracker Fluorometer (sci)
- added Aquatracker Fluorometer (sci) on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty

Sample Storage

Freezer -70°C 25 cu. ft.,
Scientific Walk-in Freezer,
Refrigerator 8.6 cu. ft.,
Freezer -70°C 3.2 cu. ft. ea.
-added Freezer -70°C 25 cu. ft. on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty
-added Scientific Walk-in Freezer on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty
-added Refrigerator 8.6 cu. ft. on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty
-added Freezer -70°C 3.2 cu. ft. ea. on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty

Navigation

Will you be using Long Base Line (LBL) navigation? no
- added no on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty
How many nets? 0
How many tansponders? 0
Will you be using Ultra-short baseline (USBL) navigation?yes
- added yes on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty

Winches

CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire
-added CTD Winch with .322" Electro-mechanical wire on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty
Winch Notes: sediment trap recovery (2).
- changed from sediment trap recovery to sediment trap recovery (2).
on Nov 10, 2010 10:36 AM by Eric Benway
- added sediment trap recovery on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty

Standard Oceanographic Cables

Slip ring required? no
Non-standard wire required? no
Traction winch required? no

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: Sentry will provide overboarding equipment.
- added Sentry will provide overboarding equipment. on Nov 10, 2010 10:36 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?no
- added no on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty
Describe deployment method and quantity:

Radioactive Material

Radioiosotopes:no

Additional Information

Is night time work anticipated on this cruise?yes
- added yes on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty
Specialized tech support (Seabeam, coring, other):
Other required equipment and special needs:
Sediment trap recovery after Alvin dive (Chris German)
- added Sediment trap recovery after Alvin dive (Chris German)
on Oct 26, 2010 1:15 PM by Betsey Doherty

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Checklist & Notes

Checklist

U.S. Customs Form: no
- added no on Nov 10, 2010 10:39 AM by Eric Benway
Diplomatic Clearance: no
- added no on Nov 10, 2010 10:39 AM by Eric Benway
Date Submitted:
Date Approved:
Agent Information:
Master:  R/V Ship Name
Attn:  Scientist's Name
Fillette Green Shipping Services (USA) Corp.
261 N. Conception Street
Mobile, AL   36603

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 1842
Mobile, AL   36633
Phone:  (251) 375-2224
Fax:  (251) 423-6813
TELEX: 3772415 FGSS USWG
Email: mob@fillettegreen.com

Contact:  John Chaulk
Cell:  (251) 379-6597

WHOI NOTE:  Agent and WHOI contacts should be copied on all communications.  It is requested that shipping information of any equipment be communicated to the Agent and
WHOI contacts.
- added Master:  R/V Ship Name
Attn:  Scientist's Name
Fillette Green Shipping Services (USA) Corp.
261 N. Conception Street
Mobile, AL   36603

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 1842
Mobile, AL   36633
Phone:  (251) 375-2224
Fax:  (251) 423-6813
TELEX: 3772415 FGSS USWG
Email: mob@fillettegreen.com

Contact:  John Chaulk
Cell:  (251) 379-6597

WHOI NOTE:  Agent and WHOI contacts should be copied on all communications.  It is requested that shipping information of any equipment be communicated to the Agent and
WHOI contacts.
on Nov 10, 2010 10:39 AM by Eric Benway
Countries:
Notes:
Isotope Use Approval: no
- added no on Nov 10, 2010 10:39 AM by Eric Benway
Isotope Notes:
SCUBA Diving: no
- added no on Nov 10, 2010 10:39 AM by Eric Benway

Checklist

SSSG Tech:
Allison Heater (f), Dave Simms (m)
- added Allison Heater (f), Dave Simms (m) on Nov 10, 2010 10:39 AM by Eric Benway
Loading will be in Gulfport MS.  Dec 5 and 6th.
4 AlVIN storage containers (1 is a rag top) will be on deck during this cruise so that
Alvin ops can begin their demobilzation before Atlantis gets into Shipyard.

- changed from Loading will be in Gulfport MS.  Dec 5 and 6th.

to Loading will be in Gulfport MS.  Dec 5 and 6th.
4 AlVIN storage containers (1 is a rag top) will be on deck during this cruise so that
Alvin ops can begin their demobilzation before Atlantis gets into Shipyard.

on Nov 10, 2010 10:39 AM by Eric Benway
- changed from Loading will be in Gulfport MS.  Dec 5 and 6th.
4 AlVIN storage containers (1 is a rag top) will be on deck during this cruise so that
Alvin ops can begin their demobilzation before Atlantis gets into Shipyard.

to Loading will be in Gulfport MS.  Dec 5 and 6th.

on Nov 1, 2010 1:20 PM by Eric Benway
- added Loading will be in Gulfport MS.  Dec 5 and 6th.
4 AlVIN storage containers (1 is a rag top) will be on deck during this cruise so that
Alvin ops can begin their demobilzation before Atlantis gets into Shipyard.

on Nov 10, 2010 10:39 AM by Eric Benway
Nov 9:  SENTRY has been added to this cruise.
- added Nov 9:  SENTRY has been added to this cruise. on Nov 10, 2010 10:39 AM by Eric Benway