Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Dajun (DJ) Tang
    Affiliation:
APL, University of Washington
    Address:
1013 NE 40th Street
Seattle, WA 98105
    Phone:
(206) 543-1290
    Email:
djtang@apl.washington.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:August 7, 2006
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
12
Arrival port & date:August 8, 2006
Op area:New Jersey Shelf
Lat/Lon:39 deg1.5'N, 73 deg 2.5'W
Depth range:80 m
    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:
Mid-frequency underwater acoustics under the influence of surface, water column, and bottom variabilities. Transmit and receive sound with moored arrays. Chirp sonar survey, and in situ sediment probes.

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz Transducer
    3.5 kHz Transducers
XBT System
CTD/Rosette System

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? Yes

    Critical MET sensors:
    Critical CTD sensors:

Do you need Seabeam? (AT and KN only)

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

Will you be using portable science vans? No How many:


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
    Location
    Water
    Power

Anticipated standard oceanographic cable use:

Instruments(s)
Instrument Weight(s)
Maximum Depth
    Conducting hydro
    Steel hydro
(2) Custom Over-the-Side Transducer Systems
~500lbs each
80 meters
    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
Yes

If yes to any of the above, please identify: 3 Phase 480Vac, 5 amps

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? 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?