Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Scott Miller
    Affiliation:
SUNY Albany
    Address:
251 Fuller Road L317
Albany, NY 12203
    Phone:
(518) 437-8799
    Email:
smiller@albany.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:Woods Hole, MA, April 15, 2007
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
Arrival port & date:Bridgeport, Barbados, April 22
Op area:north atlantic
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:
      NSF
Specify:

Grant or contract number: 0426314

    Science objectives/activities planned:
CO2/DMS/Acetone direct air-sea flux and air-sea gradient measurements using eddy correlation

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
Deionized water system
Salinometer

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? No

    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? No
Doppler/GPS navigation? Yes

Will you be using portable science vans? Yes How many: 1


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
20'
    Location
01 deck
    Water
yes
    Power
yes

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
No
    Inter/intraship communications
No
    Science stowage
Yes

If yes to any of the above, please identify: possibly will need to store a few boxes between this cruise and our cruise in late May

Will any of the following items be used on board?

    Explosive devices
No
    Portable air compressors
No
    Flammable gases
No
    Radioisotopes
Yes
    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?
we plan to store the hazardous materials in the van on the 01 deck until the Knorr returns to WHOI, where we will unload.