Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Craig M. Lee
    Affiliation:
Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington
    Address:
1013 NE 40th St
Seattle, WA 98105-6698
    Phone:
206-685-7656
    Email:
craig@apl.washington.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:Nuuk, Greenland. ! sep 2008
    Distance to first station:
TBD, typcially ~1 day
    Number of stations:
14 mooring recoveries, 17 deployments, many CTD
    Distance between stations:
varies
    Total days on station:
varies
Arrival port & date:23 Sep 2008
Op area:Davis Strait- Norther Labrador Sea, Souther Baffin Bay
Lat/Lon:
Depth range:30 m - 4000 m
    Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country?
    Which country?
    Are visas or special travel documents required?

Funding agency:
      NSF
Specify:

Grant or contract number: ARC-0632231

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Mooring recoveries, mooring deployments, glider deployments, CTD sections

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
ADCP - 75 KHz
ADCP - 150 KHz
Deionized water systemChest freezer (OC and KN only)
CTD/rosette system-70 deg freezer
10-liter Niskin bottlesMET sensors:

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? Yes

    Critical MET sensors:
    Critical CTD sensors:

Do you need Seabeam? (AT and KN only) Yes

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

Will you be using portable science vans? Yes How many: 1 (perhaps 2, depending on shipping)


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
20' (storage)
20' (storage)
    Location
main deck pref.
any
    Water
no
no
    Power
no
no

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? No

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

    Electrical power
No
    Equipment handling
Yes
    Inter/intraship communications
No
    Science stowage
No

If yes to any of the above, please identify: As in previous years, would like to borrow mooring winch.

Will any of the following items be used on board?

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

Will hazardous material be used aboard, or deployed by an ROV? Yes

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?
LI primary batteries in instruments.
Lith-x carried for extinguishing fires.