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R/V Oceanus Research Campaign - March 2012

Murray LevineDate: March 27-30
Chief Scientist: Murray Levine (OSU)
Research Vessel: R/V Oceanus
Document: Cruise Plan

OceanusWeb cam image of large waves breaking over the bow of the Oceanus during the cruise. Click to Enlarge
1. Deploy mooring at NH-10.

2. Recover and deploy moorings on the shelf at sites 3mi and 16 mi from the Columbia River; deploy bottom mounted buoys near both of these moorings.

3. Deploy acoustic bottom moorings near Columbia River mouth.

4. Baseline sampling.

5. Deployment of underwater glider off the Washington coast