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:20 Sep 2004
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
12
Arrival port & date:2 Oct 2004
Op area:AR7
Lat/Lon:66N, -63W, 68N, -53W
Depth range:20 m - 2500 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: OPP0230381

    Science objectives/activities planned:
(1) Conduct bathymetric survey of experiment site.
(2) Deploy 5 subsurface moorings (< 100 m) and 8 bottom-mounted shelf sites across a line just north of Davis Strait.
(3) Time permitting, conduct CTD/ADCP surveys acorss Davis Strait and southern Baffin Bay.

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz Transducer
    3.5 kHz Transducers
CTD/Rosette System
10-liter Niskin Bottles

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? Yes

    Critical MET sensors:
    Critical CTD sensors:
T, C, O2

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? 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
possible trace metal rig
    Steel hydro
    Steel trawl
    .681" fiber optic
    Do you require slip rings?
Number of conductors:
    Do you need non-standard wire?
If so, what type?
    Do you need a traction winch?
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
    Science stowage
Yes

If yes to any of the above, please identify: mooring work- will need support for mooring winch, deck load of floatation and anchors

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?