Ships → MMSD Pelagos

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Name: MMSD Pelagos
Captain: Olds, Mitch
Length: 42.9 feet
Beam: 13.8 feet
Draft: 4 feet
Speed: 15 knots
Displacement: 32 tons
Hull: Aluminum, Monohull
Year: 1989

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See the MMSD Pelagos in action:  Link to YouTube video:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgtyt603wl0

 

MMSD is a regional government agency that provides water reclamation and flood management services for about 1.1 million people in 28 communities in the Greater Milwaukee Area.

Home Page: http://www.mmsd.com/

Pelagos Water Quality Monitoring Vessel

For groups of 15 or less, tours can be scheduled on a limited basis aboard the Pelagos.  Learn about the equipment used in water sampling and differing land conditions that impact water quality.  Contact us to discuss alternative presentations for larger groups. To schedule, call (414) 277-6388 or email bsauer@mmsd.com.  Submitting your tour request at least 30 days in advance is recommended                                                                                 

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Crew Size ( inc. Captain ): 3
Number of Scientists Vessel can Accommodate: 12
Field Season: March - November
Operation Days / Year: 270
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Science Officer in Crew?:
Crew Provides Onboard Science Support?:
Payment In Kind? Time on Another Ship?
Fuel as a type of "Payment in Kind"?
Needed Equipment as a type of "Payment In Kind"?
"Piggyback" Research Permitted When Possible?
Encourage Crosstraining other Agencies with Vessel and Crew?
Vessel made available to outside Researchers?

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Electrical Power: 110/220 V
Water Supplies: H/C Domestic; lake water
Refrigerators / Freezers: 1/1
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Lab Space: 50sq ft.
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Institution Required Certification:
Certification Captain: 100 ton operator
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Home Port: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Home Port Lake: Lake Michigan
Institution: Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
Contact Name: Mitch Olds, MMSD
Address: 260 W. Seeboth Street
City: MIlwaukee
State / Province: Wisconsin
Country: United States
Postal / Zip Code: 53204
Phone: 414 225-2258
Fax:
Email: molds@mmsd.com
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