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The Operations Log is a list of information about operation events. Scribe

  • For events with no duration (e.g., core, photo), use only starting time.

  • For events with a duration (e.g., dredges, lines, sleds, rolls, system on/off, video), use both starting and ending times.

  • Use the Equipment Code column to distinguish information by equipment type.

  • Define your Equipment Codes on the Equipment Log.

  • All times must be Zulu (Greenwich) time, not local times.

EXAMPLE
Equipment
Code
ID Start
Day of
Year
Start
Hour
Start
Min
Start
Comment
End
Day of
Year
End
Hour
End
Min
End
Comment
Depth
(meters)
SCAR 2 185 02 10 Roll 2 185 03 15    
SCAR   185 02 40 Change scale          
LINE 3 185 04 00   185 05 12    
SCAR   185 07 13 Recorder down 185 07 25 Recorder up  
NAV   185 09 10 Change speed to 5.0 knots          
LINE 4 185 10 21 start line 4 185 15 12 end line 4  
SCAR 3 185 10 21 roll 3 185 13 00    
SCARSL 2 185 13 16 slave recorder roll 2          
SCARSL   185 14 58 Slave recorder down 185 15 12    
G GC-1 192 08 34 gravity core #GC-1         27
G GC-2 192 14 56 Sand, no hydrates         33.5
V V-1 192 15 00 2 m core         35
CAM 10A 186 10 00 camera sled line 10a 186 11 15    


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