Chief Scientist's Manual

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

SECTION I. PRE-CRUISE REQUIREMENTS

  • Chief Scientist
  • Scheduling
  • Cruise Plan, Cruise Prospectus
  • Size and Composition of Scientific Party
  • Medical Requirements
  • Radioactive and Other Isotopes
  • Explosives
  • Scuba Diving
  • Loading and Stowage
  • Shipboard Technical Support (STS)
  • Resident Marine Technicians
  • Shipboard Computer Group
  • Welding, Bolting and Wire

SECTION II. SHIPBOARD PROCEDURES

  • Authority of the Master and the Chief Scientist
  • Moving Aboard
  • Orientation Session(s)
  • Fire and Boat Drills
  • Housekeeping
  • Plastics and Other Trash
  • Mess Hall Protocol
  • Alcohol and Drugs
  • Smoking
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shipboard Safety and Accident Reports
  • Schedule Changes
  • Communications
  • Daily and Weekly Reports

SECTION III. EXPEDITIONS AND FOREIGN CLEARANCES

  • Cruise Name
  • Foreign Waters
  • Visas and Vaccinations
  • Customs Rules
  • Pre-Cruise Meeting
  • Sea Time and Port Time
  • Logistics/Loading/Unloading/Storage/Shipping
  • Berthing and Meals in Port
  • Ship's Agent
  • Ancillary Programs
  • Unloading After an Expedition

SECTION IV. POST-CRUISE REQUIREMENTS

  • Reports
  • Custody of Samples and Underway Data