Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: ATLANTIS
    Vehicle(s) required:
ALVIN
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Marla Stone
    Affiliation:
Naval Postgraduate School
    Address:
833 Dyer Rd.,Bldg.232,Rm. 328
Monterey, CA. 93943-5122
    Phone:
(831) 656-3494
    Email:
marla@nps.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:Astoria OR 10 Sep 2008
    Distance to first station:
873 nm
    Number of stations:
1
    Distance between stations:
0
    Total days on station:
2
Arrival port & date:San Diego, CA 17 Sep 2008
Op area:Hoke Seamount
Lat/Lon:32-06.374'N 126-54.581'W
Depth range:770 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:
Deploy "HARP" package from Atlantis deck, Recover RAFOS Source Mooring Hoke 7 using ALVIN, collect rocks in basket using ALVIN

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:

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? No

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
    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: Use ship's crane on starboard side to pick up "HARP" package (approx 4' x 4' x4' in size and weighing 500 lbs. in air). Lower over starboard rail with quick release on crane hook and let go at desired position.

Use ship's crane and capstan to recover Hoke 7 mooring.
Will there be special requirements for:

    Electrical power
No
    Equipment handling
No
    Inter/intraship communications
No
    Science stowage
No

If yes to any of the above, please identify:

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?
N/A