Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: OCEANUS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Dr. James Ledwell
    Affiliation:
WHOI, CMO
    Address:
Bigelow 102A, MS 12
    Phone:
x-2945
    Email:
tdonoghue@whoi.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:30 July 97
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
Arrival port & date:13 August 97
Op area:N. Atl, S. of Woods Hole
Lat/Lon:40.5N, 70.5W
Depth range:200m
    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: 135633.00

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Tracer Release
Microstructure profiling (Oakey)
Tow-Yo sampling

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz Transducer

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise?

    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?
Doppler/GPS navigation?

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


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
20 ft berthing van
    Location
01 deck
    Water
no
    Power
yes

Anticipated standard oceanographic cable use:

Instruments(s)
Instrument Weight(s)
Maximum Depth
    Conducting hydro
Tow Sled
1200
200m
    Steel hydro
    Steel trawl
    .681" fiber optic
    Do you require slip rings?
YesNumber of conductors:4
    Do you need non-standard wire?
YesIf so, what type?500m piece
    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
No
    Equipment handling
Yes
    Inter/intraship communications
No
    Science stowage
No

If yes to any of the above, please identify: Cradle to be bolted under A-frame for sled operations, mount for EPSONDE

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?


Vehicle equipment required:Check one or both:
Major water samplers
Large capacity slurp samplers
Small capacity slurp samplers
Bio collection boxes
Push corers
Scoop nets
High temperature probe
Low temperature probe
Heat flow probe
Magnetometer
Portable CTD
Digital Still Camera
Search Sonar
Profiling Sonar
Rock Drill (Jason only)
Video Duplication (Jason)
Elevators
    Other vehicle-related equipment (list):
    Science equipment to be installed on vehicle:
    Electronic equipment used in the ALVIN personnel sphere:
    Other comments and information:
-We will require the auxillary
berthing van
-EPSONDE and tow-yo both from stern as
in Sept. '96
-wind our 500m cable on winch pre-cruise

Date Submitted: 04/28/97 02:48 PM