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Wecoma
STATUS
Operational
AVAILABILITY
Schedules can be found at http://www.shipops.oregonstate.edu/ops/wecoma/schedules.html
REQUEST PROCEDURE
Scheduling of R/V WECOMA is done through the NSF/UNOLS scheduling process and is done on an annual basis. Generally, Ship Time Requests should be submitted by May 1 for a research project planned for the following calendar year. Scheduling is done by the Marine Superintendent and submitted for review at the annual NSF/UNOLS Ship Scheduling meeting in September. Ship Time Requests can be submitted electronically by going to the UNOLS Shiptime Request World Wide Web Page at http://www.gso.uri.edu/unols/ship/mainmenu.html
Ships
R/V Wecoma is owned by the National Science Foundation and operated under a Cooperative Agreement by Oregon State University, College of Oceanic & Atmospheric Sciences. The vessel is homeported in Newport, Oregon.
CONTACT
Daryl Swensen
Oregon State University
(541) 737-4622
dswensen@coas.oregonstate.edu
SPECIFICATIONS
Ship TypeResearch Vessel
Operating Area
Endurance30 days
Crusing Speed12 knots, Maximum 14 knots
Lab Space1174 ft²: Wet Lab- 390 ft², Dry Lab- 700 ft², Electronics- 208 ft²
Power Availability3000 hp
Berthing Space18 including Marine Technician
Deck Space
Telemetry AvailableDeveloped in-house. Data is recorded in ASCII format on CD-R. Data is readable by UNIX, PC and MAC platforms. Data displayed locally in Electronics Lab, and remotely on a workstation in the Dry Lab. Computers on the shipboard network can access onboard da
UPDATED ON
29 Mar 2010 14:40