Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Charlie Paull
    Affiliation:
MBARI
    Address:
7700 Sandholdt Road
Moss Landing Ca USA
    Phone:
831-775-1886
    Email:
Paull
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:August 26
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
8
Arrival port & date:Sept. 8
Op area:Norwegian Margin
Lat/Lon:64 N 4 E to 68 N 1 E
Depth range:500 m to 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:

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Piston and gravity coring to sample gas and gas sensitive pore water properties in sediments associated with the floor and flanks of the Storegga Slide area.

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz Transducer
    3.5 kHz Transducers
Refrigerator
    Piston Corer
    Gravity Corer
Walk-In Cooler
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)

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 or perhaps 2


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
Pore Water Chemistry lab
? Core Storage Van
    Location
Prime spot on upper deck
upper dech
    Water
yes
no
    Power
yes (see correspondence with Jon Alberts)
110 for lights

Anticipated standard oceanographic cable use:

Instruments(s)
Instrument Weight(s)
Maximum Depth
    Conducting hydro
    Steel hydro
gravity corer
    Steel trawl
piston corer
4500 m
    .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?
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: 50 amp, 210 volt, three phase power to van. Coring gear to

Will any of the following items be used on board?

    Explosive devices
No
    Portable air compressors
Yes
    Flammable gases
Yes
    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?
MDS forms and descriptions to be provided separately.