Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
James W. Murray
    Affiliation:
University of Washington
    Address:
School of Oceanography
Box 357940
University of Washington
Seattle WA 98195-7940
    Phone:
(206) 543-4730
    Email:
jmurray@u.washington.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:23 May 2001
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
~20
Arrival port & date:11 June 2001
Op area:Black Sea-Western Basin
Lat/Lon:~43N; 30E
Depth range:0 to 2100m
    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: OCE0081118

    Science objectives/activities planned:
1. Water column geochemistry to study oxidation/reduction reactions in the suboxic zone located at about 100m.
2. Complete water column sampling for geochemistry (0-2100m)
3. Water and net samples to obtain a complete characterization of the biological food-web
4. Obtain sediment cores for geochemical analyses.

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    3.5 kHz Transducers
Fume Hood
Refrigerator
Deionized Water SystemChest Freezer
CTD/Rosette System
    Box Corer
10-liter Niskin Bottles
Pinger for Wire Use

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? Yes

    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:


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
20 ft Rad Van
    Location
Port fantail
    Water
yes
    Power
yes

Anticipated standard oceanographic cable use:

Instruments(s)
Instrument Weight(s)
Maximum Depth
    Conducting hydro
Rosette-CTD
2100m
    Steel hydro
    Steel trawl
Box Core
    .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
No
    Inter/intraship communications
No
    Science stowage
Yes

If yes to any of the above, please identify: Turkish Scientists require 220v/50hz

Will any of the following items be used on board?

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

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?


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: 02/09/2001 05:31 PM