Deployment Staff Support

EOL and PI staff assignments are shown to support key facility and instrument systems during the field deployment

HIPPO Personnel Support and Emergency Response Procedures

The HIPPO-3 deployment will be visiting 3-4 different locations over the 24 day deployment.  The project has made all preparations possible to deal with potential problems.   The instrument suite on the GV includes back-up measurement systems for all key variables.  There will be the ability to ship expendables and instrument parts to 2 main depots in Anchorage Alaska and Christchurch, NZ.   In addition, the aircraft will be linked via satellite phone and chat as well as data relay to help identify, flag and resolve any problems with the on board systems.

However, there are two situations that require special attention and procedures.  These occur when flight personnel become sick or injured and when key aircraft systems (e.g. the data system) malfunction and require experience beyond that of people deployed on the mission.   We must have an emergency response capability to address these two scenarios.

EOL and the HIPPO PIs have developed a list of key staff for all major facility and instrument systems that includes a:

  • primary support person (typically someone on the flight) responsible for instruments or facility
  • back-up support position (typically someone on the ground to analyze data and offer advice on adjustments or repairs),
  • A ‘hot spare- position.  The individual in the hot spare position will be available to fly to the proper future port of call for the aircraft to assist in problem solving or to replace a crew member.

Facility/Instrument

 

Primary Support (on aircraft)

Ground Support

Hot spare Personnel

GV Pilot/co-pilot

Boynton, McClain

Ringleman, Thompson

Ringleman, Thompson

GV Maintenance

Beasley, Kidd

Kidd, Beasley, Morris

Eagan, Cusack

RAF Project Scientist

Romashkin, Stephens

Cooper, Stith

Schanot, Jensen

RAF Engineer

Cowan, Zrubek

Bruning

Zrubek

RAF Data system

Zrubek, Bruning

Webster, Cowan

Bruning, Cowan, Webster

PI Mission Scientist

Daube, Stephens

Wofsy

Bent, Wofsy

NWAS, AWAS

Moore, F.

Atlas, Montzka

Nance, Elkins

AO2/MEDUSA

Bent, Stephens

Stephens, Bent

 

QCLS/CO2

Daube, Kort

Wofsy, Pittman

Kort, Pittman

SP2, O3

Spackman

Perring, Schwarz, Gao, Watts, Fahey

Schwarz, Perring

PANTHER, UCATS

Moore, F.

Nance

Elkins

MTP

Romashkin

Denning, Haggerty

Mahoney

On-site Ground Logistics and Coordination

N/A

Salazar

Baeuerle, Moore, J.

VCSEL

Romashkin

Zondlo

N/A

CARI CO

Romashkin

Campos

Daube

Global Coordination

N/A

Moore, J., Stith

 

Project forecasting

N/A

Rosenlof, Ray, Picket-Heaps