RB-99-01: AEROSOLS Cruise Leg 1

Plan of the Day: 26 January, 1999



0600 – Filter change (tower and vans)

0900 – Radiosonde launch

0930 – Ozonesonde launch

1400 – CTD/Optical cast station ops (clouds permitting, may be canceled)

(SeaWifs satellite offline in "safe" mode)

(AVHRR satellite pass at 1443L)

    1. CTD w/ bottle samples at 0m, 10m, 30m, 50m, 200m, 300m
    2. RADS drifter (deploy/recover)
    3. Optical cast to 300m

1400 – Quick filter change and instrument maintenance on tower

1800 – Filter change (tower and vans)

1930 – Met discussion in ship’s library

2000 – Science talk in ship’s library:

Hernandez, Piety, and Luke: Trace gas measurements

2100 – Radiosonde launch

2400 – Quick filter change



  1. All personnel accessing the tower should log in w/ AL Van (ext. 161) and check with Bridge (ext. 125)
  2. Access to forward part of 0-2 van deck (except for transit to/from vans) and the bow area is restricted during scientific sampling ops – check with AL van (ext. 161)
  3. Science talks will be in the library every other night at 2000 – schedule posted in library
  4. The Equator is approaching… POLLYWOGS BEWARE!