Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Cmd. Spence Witten, USN
    Affiliation:
U.S. Navy Office of Naval Res.
    Address:
Office of Naval Research
800 North Quincy St.
Arlington, VA
    Phone:
703-696-4449
    Email:
wittenc@onr.navy.mil
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:approx 2 March
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
Arrival port & date:
Op area:Camp Pendleton, CA
Lat/Lon:
Depth range:
    Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country?
    Which country?
    Are visas or special travel documents required?

Funding agency:
      ONR/Navy
Specify:

Grant or contract number:

    Science objectives/activities planned:
to support the USN "Kernel Blitz"
exercise off Camp Pendleton, CA.
There are 2 parts of this exercise:
1. Transport of the 38 ft. ALISS boat
from Panama City, FLA. to San Diego.
2. Platform for the testing of equipment for
Advance Sensors.

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
XBT System

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise?

    Critical MET sensors:
    Critical CTD sensors:

Do you need Seabeam? (AT and KN only) No

Long baseline (LBL) transponder navigation? No No. of xpndrs/nets:
Ultra-short baseline (USBL) navigation?
Doppler/GPS navigation?

Will you be using portable science vans? Yes How many: 2 and (1) 38 ft boat


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
40 ft ISO Container
20 ft ISO Contaiiner
ALISS Boat
    Location
Port Side aft
01 deck
Main Deck, stbd side
    Water
No
No
No
    Power
208V/singleph/30A
208V/singleph/30A
110 AC

Anticipated standard oceanographic cable use:

Instruments(s)
Instrument Weight(s)
Maximum Depth
    Conducting hydro
    Steel hydro
    Steel trawl
    .681" fiber optic
    Do you require slip rings?
NoNumber of conductors:
    Do you need non-standard wire?
NoIf so, what type?
    Do you need a traction winch?
No
Will you be bringing any equipment (winches, blocks, etc.) that lowers equipment over the side?

If yes, please provide details:
Will there be special requirements for:

    Electrical power
Yes
    Equipment handling
Yes
    Inter/intraship communications
Yes
    Science stowage

If yes to any of the above, please identify:

Will any of the following items be used on board?

    Explosive devices
No
    Portable air compressors
No
    Flammable gases
    Radioisotopes
No
    Isotope van
No

Will hazardous material be used aboard, or deployed by an ROV? No

What measures or plans have been made a) in the event of a spill, and b) for the removal and/or disposal of these materials at the completion of the cruise?


Vehicle equipment required:Check one or both:
Major water samplers
Large capacity slurp samplers
Small capacity slurp samplers
Bio collection boxes
Push corers
Scoop nets
High temperature probe
Low temperature probe
Heat flow probe
Magnetometer
Portable CTD
Digital Still Camera
Search Sonar
Profiling Sonar
Rock Drill (Jason only)
Video Duplication (Jason)
Elevators
    Other vehicle-related equipment (list):
    Science equipment to be installed on vehicle:
    Electronic equipment used in the ALVIN personnel sphere:
    Other comments and information:
Date Submitted: 01/19/99 09:49 AM