WHOI TowCam
Request Form and Draft Budget Worksheet



If you are requesting use of the WHOI TowCam, deep-sea digital time-lapse system or the DSPL deep-sea digital cameras for upcoming field work, please fill out this online form and budget worksheet. Someone will contact you in 1-2 days to follow up on your request. Thank you.

Date of Request:10/24/2014

Name:
Affiliation:
Address:
Telephone:
Fax:
Email:


Brief Description of planned TowCam, time-lapse or DSPL camera work:

Expected cruise dates:

Proposed start/end ports:

Proposed vessel name:


Tentative TowCam or Time-Lapse Budget Calculator

The following information will allow us to calculate a tentative budget that will be emailed back to you within 1-2 days of receipt. This will serve as a starting point for your proposal planning and discussions regarding use of the system(s) for your field work. If you have questions regarding the requested information please contact D. Fornari at: dfornari@whoi.edu or call 508-289-2857.

1. Number of proposed TowCam lowerings (minimum 5): (current rate is $1,000/lowering)

2. Number of days at sea, incl. 4 days total port time:

3. Insurance ($1,000/month)

4. Mob/demob costs (TBD, depending on ports and logistics)

5. TowCam technician needed: Yes No (TBD, depending on (2) above and PI expertise)

6. Rock core winches and Niskin sampling needed: Yes No


Tentative DSPL Camera Budget Calculator (for use on research submarines or ROVs)

1. Number of proposed dives or deployments (minimum 5): (current rate is $400/dive or lowering)

2. Number of days at sea, incl. 4 days total port time:

3. Insurance ($1,000/month)

4. Mob/demob costs (TBD, depending on ports and logistics)

5. Camera technician needed: Yes No (TBD, depending on (2) above and PI expertise)

6. Strobes and junction box needed: Yes No


Any questions: please contact Dan Fornari at: dfornari@whoi.edu or by telephone: 508-289-2857.

For questions regarding this online form contact Rick Chandler at: rchandler@whoi.edu or by telephone: 508-289-2272.


Thank you for your interest in the WHOI TowCam and related systems.