Science Lab/Work Spaces


Science work spaces inside Sikuliaq:

Main Deck Drawing

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Main Lab


Main Lab looking forward
Looking forward from the Wet lab. Click photo for larger version.

Main Lab looking forward
Looking aft towards the Wet Lab and port to main passageway. Click photo for larger version.

  • ~ 1000 sq feet
  • 2' x 2' floor tie-down grid (1/2"-13 NC Deck Sockets)
  • Uni-strut on bulkheads and overhead, 2-foot spacing
  • Ample, clean, 120VAC power strips, with 208V and 480V available
  • Benches with 1/4"-20 tie-down sockets
  • Three portable 4'x8' tables
  • Two fume hoods with chemical storage cabinets
  • Two So-Low freezers
  • Four stainless steel sinks next to Uncontaminated Seawater taps with 3/4" FNPT fittings.
  • Ship's air service
  • Barnstead E-Pure Water Purification System, model D4641
  • Dedicated wire-way system with access panels
  • Network connectivity and wiring infrastructure
  • Two public-use computers and one LAN connected black/white printer
  • Three TVs with various video/data feeds and HDMI inputs
  • A Wet Wall plumbed into the Uncontaminated Seawater System with several ports .
    • Contact the Science Operations Manager about port availability if you would like to plumb an underway instrument into the Wet Wall manifold. Depending on the data output, it may be possible to integrate your instrument(s) with Sikuliaq's science data acquisition system, given sufficient notice.

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Wet Lab

Wet Lab
Looking towards Main Lab

  • ~ 510 square feet
  • 2' x 2' floor tie-down grid (1/2"-13 NC Deck Sockets)
  • Uni-strut on bulkheads and overhead, 2-foot spacing
  • Ample, clean, 120VAC power strips, with 208V and 480V available
  • Benches with 1/4"-20 tie-down sockets
  • One portable 4'x8' table
  • Fume hood with a chemical storage cabinet
  • Two stainless steel sinks. One is next to an Uncontaminated Seawater tap with a 3/4" FNPT fitting.
  • Ship's air service
  • Upright Cospolich freezer/refrigerator
    • Freezer
      • Volume: 14 cu.ft/396l with adjustable shelving
      • Interior dimensions: 21.5"W x 26.5"D x 50.25"H
      • Adjustable temperature range: -5 to +5F/-20 to -15C
    • Refrigerator
      • Volume: 17 cu.ft/481l with adjustable shelving
      • Interior dimensions: 18.25"W x 26.5"D x 50.25"H
      • Adjustable temperature range: 34 to 40F/1 to 4.5C
  • Barnstead E-Pure Water Purification System, model D4641
  • Dedicated wire-way system with access panels
  • Network connectivity and wiring infrastructure
  • One TV with various video/data feeds and HDMI input
  • Multi-pair boot/glove dryer

    Wet

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Baltic Room

Baltic Room

  • ~550 square feet
  • UNOLS Standard 1 inch NC-thread Deck Sockets on a 2' x 2' grid
  • Side sliding door with a Load Handling System(LHS) for the CTD or other science packages
  • Cargo lift to Science Cargo Hold below deck
    • Dimensions: 3'W x 4'8"L x 6'8"H Capacity: 3,000lbs
  • Aft roller door to access main working deck, 15'H x 10'W opening
  • Direct access to the Main Lab via the Wet Lab
  • One Uncontaminated Seawater tap with a 1" FNPT fitting.
  • Ship's air service
  • Science Node
  • Junction box for storage drum 1
  • TV with various video/data feeds
  • 2-ton, electric chain hoist, mounted on an overhead I-beam
  • A 40kW Snorkel heater and three radiator heaters to keep the room and any instrumentation from freezing.
  • 120V outlets
  • 480V 3 phase 60 and 400 amp power available
  • In rough seas the floor of the Baltic Room can be flooded with several inches of sea-water

    Baltic

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Analytical Lab

Analytical Lab

  • ~180 square feet
  • 2' x 2' floor tie-down grid (1/2"-13 NC Deck Sockets)
  • Uni-strut on bulkheads and overhead, 2-foot spacing
  • Ample, clean, 120VAC power strips
  • Benches with 1/4"-20 tie-down sockets
  • Fume hood with a chemical storage cabinet
  • One Stainless steel sink next to an Uncontaminated Seawater tap with a 3/4" FNPT fitting.
  • Ship's air service
  • Barnstead E-Pure Water Purification System, model D4641
  • Ice-cube machine
  • Chemical refrigerator, capacity: 5.0 cu. ft/141l, temperature range: 34-50F/1-10C
  • Dedicated wire-way system with access panels
  • Network connectivity and wiring infrastructure
  • TV with various video/data feeds and HDMI input

    Analytical

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Computer Lab

Computer Lab

  • CTD and sonar work stations
  • 2' x 2' floor tie-down grid (1/2"-13 NC-thread Deck Sockets)
  • Uni-strut on bulkheads and overhead, 2-foot spacing
  • Ample, clean, 120VAC power strips
  • Dedicated wire-way system with access panels
  • LAN connected color printer/copier/scanner and black/white printer
  • Centralized location of network and co-axial patch panels that are distributed through-out the ship.

    Computer

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Science Office

Science Office

  • Multi-function space
  • Small office desk available
  • Hosts Telepresence Equipment
  • Used for specialized technical support

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Walk-In Climate Control Chamber/Freezer

Walk-In Freezers
(1-44-4) Science Freezer
Walk-in Climate Control Chamber
(1-47-2) Climate Control Chamber

  • Two Walk-Ins. Identical in size and temperature control specifications. -20F to +40F ±1.8F
  • 70 sq ft each
  • Uni-strut on bulkheads and overhead, 2-foot spacing
  • 120VAC power outlets
  • (1-47-2) is designated as the Climate Control Chamber and (1-44-4) as the Science Freezer.
  • No pass-through penetrations are available for cables, hoses, etc.

    Science


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