KNORR CRUISE SYNOPSIS


Voyage - Leg:KN 166-02
Voyage Dates:5 - 25 Jan 2002
Chief Sci(s):Jean Lynch-Stieglitz, William B. Curry
Address: Dr. Jean Lynch-Stieglitz, LDEO
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Palisades, NY 10964

Dr. William B. Curry, WHOI
WHOI G&G Dept. MS #23
Woods Hole, MA 02543
Phone:Dr. Jean Lynch-Stieglitz, LDEO
914-365-8866

Dr. William B. Curry, WHOI
508-289-2591
Email:jean@ldeo.columbia.edu wcurry@whoi.edu
Cruise Objective:Collaborative Research to study the changes in the strength
of the Florida current since the LGM
Science Activities:Continuous multibeam and penetrating echo sounding,
Coring, CTD
Operations Area:Southern Florida margin, western Great Bahamas Bank
24.5 N 83 W, 24 N 79W
Depth range: 0 - 1200 m
SSSG Tech:Amy Simoneau
Robbie Laird
Departure Port:Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Agent:Master
R/V Ship Name
Attn: Scientist's Name
c/o Kerr Norton Marine
8390 NW 53rd St., Suite 102
Miami, FL 33166

Contact: Tim Roberson
Phone: (305) 591-7500
Fax: (305) 418-4491
Email: knmmia@aol.com
Arrival Port:Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Agent: Same as above
Installed Scientific Equipment:3.5 kHz Transducers
PDR
Piston Corer
Gravity Corer
Box Corer
Deionized Water
CTD/Rosette System
Refrigerator
Pinger
SEABEAM
WHOI-Provided Science Tools:Winches
Cranes
2 Vans, Isotope Van and Reefer Van
5-liter Niskin Bottles
Cable: Cond. Hydro for CTD 1200 m
Steel Hydro for Gravity Core 1200 m
Steel Trawl for Piston Core, Multicore 1200 m
Program-Provided Science Tools:GEOTEK Multisensor Track System (includes a
radioactive gamma ray generator)
Multicore System
Broda Jumbo Piston Corer
Tool Van and spares.
Shipboard Equipment/Nav:
Other Requirements:
    Special requirements needed for: equipment handling,
    science stowage, and special operating requirements
    that requires pre-cruise planning sessions with the ship's crew.
Notes:
    Chi. Sci. is planning for a full 24 hours available each day for
    operations. For coring, this will require two deck hands to be
    available to operate winches and cranes simultaneously.
Navy Clearance Status:
Last Modified: 12/13/2006

Check List:Required?Comments
US Customs FormNo
Explosives ClearanceNo
Isotope Use ApprovalYesEllen Roosen approved for use
Diplomatic ClearanceYesBahamas
SCUBA DivingNo