Cruise Planning Questionnaire
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution


This form is intended to begin the dialog process between a prospective Principal Investigator and the WHOI Marine Operations Coordinator and/or the NDSF ROV Operations Manager. Information submitted is forwarded to the shipboard operations teams and shoreside support groups as necessary. Please fill in or check all items that apply. More Info links offer additional information for some items; use your browser's "Back" function to return to the form.
    Ship:
ATLANTIS

    Vehicle(s) required:
Jason/Medea
    Name of ship for ROV or AUV ops:
    (if known)

    Chief Scientist:
Robert Embley *
    Affiliation:
NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
    Address:
2115 SE O.S.U. Dr.
Newport, OR 97365-5258
    Phone:
431-867-0275
    Email:
robert.w.embley@noaa.gov
    POC (if other than Ch Sci):
* Chief Scientist TBN - Either William Chadwick or David Butterfield

    Departure port & date:
Astoria, Oregon - 3 August, 2007
    Distance to first station:
~236 n.m .
    Number of stations:
~ 10-14 dives
    Distance between stations:
Endeavour to Axial ~ 125 n.m.
    Total days on station:
16
    Arrival port & date:
Axtoria, Oregon - 20 August, 2007

    Operation area:
Juan de Fuca Ridge: Endeavour and Axial Segments
    Lat/Lon:
Vicinities of 48deg00'N;128deg08'W and 46deg00'N; 130deg00'W, respectiviely
    Depth range:
1400-2500 m

    Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country?   Yes
    Which country?
Canada
    Are visas or special travel documents required?   No

AUV crane. Details to be supplied.


01/23/2007