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Oregon II
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Schedules are available through a restricted site. Contact LCDR Keith Roberts at ChiefOps.MOA@noaa.gov, (757) 441-6842, or Chief, Operations Division, Marine Operations Center, Atlantic, 439 West York Street, Norfolk, VA 23510-1145
REQUEST PROCEDURE
http://www.moc.noaa.gov/nf/science/planning.htm
Ships
The NOAA Ship Oregon II conducts fishery and living marine resource studies in support of the research of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Pascagoula Laboratory in Pascagoula, Mississippi. The ship collects fish and crustacean specimens using trawls and benthic longlines and fish larvae and eggs, and plankton using plankton nets and surface and midwater larval nets. The vessel is operated by NOAA's Office of Marine and Aviation Operations..
CONTACT
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
SPECIFICATIONS
Ship TypeFishery Survey Vessel
Operating AreaThe Oregon II normally operates in the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Caribbean Sea.
Endurance33 days
Crusing Speed12 knots
Lab SpaceWet Oceanographic Lab- 275 ft², Specimen Lab- 100 ft², Instrumentation Lab- 75 ft², Hydrographic Lab- 210 ft²
Power Availability1800 shp
Berthing Space14 Maximum
Deck Space
Telemetry AvailableShipboard Environmental Data Acquisition System (SEAS)
UPDATED ON
29 Mar 2010 14:40