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Overview

BRIDGE DECK
Science office
Technical support office
Operations office
Nitrogen generator

CORE DECK
Core receiving
Core splitting/sampling
Core description
Microscopy
Paleomagnetism
Paleontology prep
Petrophysics
Stratigraphic correlation
Downhole measurements
Electronics shop
Science container
Lab chemicals

FO'C'S'LE DECK
Chemistry
Microbiology
Thin section
X-ray
Sample preparation
Conference room
Imaging office
Publications office
Staff office
Hospital
Lab chemicals

MAIN DECK
Mess hall, galley, laundry


'TWEEN DECK (forward)
Recreation


'TWEEN DECK (lower)
Computer & data services


HOLD DECK
Core storage


FANTAIL
Underway geophysics


Accommodations

Ship's systems


'Tween Deck: Computer & Data Services

Download Main, Tween, and Hold decks poster in PDF format.

Function

The lower 'Tween deck houses the Science user room, the IT office, the Application developer's office, and data storage. The Science user room is available for use by the scientific and technical staff. The Computer specialists are responsible for the computer network on the ship, data storage and backup, and assisting the scientists with their computer needs. The Application Developers assist with the collection and archiving of scientific data.

Infrastructure

  • High-capacity data servers and ~7 TB storage system
  • Wireless network available in laboratory areas
  • Network connections available throughout ship
  • Digital asset management system
  • Over 20 Mac and ~50 Windows general use workstations
  • Over 20 Windows instrument hosts
  • Printers throughout labs and in conference and study rooms
  • Large format plotter and copy machines
  • Video distribution system
  • Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
  • Janus relational database

See all software used in shipboard laboratories.

Virtual Tour

Computer User Room


Computer User Room panorama (Quicktime VR). Click and drag to pan around. Use the Shift and Control keys to zoom in and out.


Marine Computer Specialist Office



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