Cruise Schedule Spreadsheet
Vessel Name Country Departure Date Arrival Date Departure Port Arrival Port Specific Area General Ocean Area Navy Grid (1)
(1) A view of the US Navy Grid can be found here: http://www.researchvessels.org/navgrid.htm
(2) General Discipline Examples include Biology, Chemistry, Education, Equipment Tests, Geology, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Meteorology, Multi-Discipline, Physical Oceanography, Transit, etc…
(3) Proposal ID is used to help search for additional information on the particular science mission, for example an NSF proposal number like OCExxxxxxxx
(4) Major Project is used for multi-cruise experiments supporting a major research project, such as BITS, CLIVAR, GLOBEC, HOTS, WOCE, etc...
Specific Experiment General Discipline (2) Chief Scientist Funding Agency Proposal Id (3) Major Project (4) Notes