Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: OCEANUS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
William J. Teague
    Affiliation:
Naval Research Laboratory
    Address:
Stennis Space Center, MS
39529-5004
    Phone:
228-688-4734
    Email:
teague@nrlssc.navy.mil
    POC / contact info:
Mark Hulbert; 228-688-4086
Departure port & date:WHOI June 18, 2009
    Distance to first station:
160 nm
    Number of stations:
14
    Distance between stations:
5 km
    Total days on station:
5
Arrival port & date:WHOI July 1, 2009
Op area:NA6
Lat/Lon:39.5N, 72.8W
Depth range:60 - 120m
    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: 62435N

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Non-linear internal wave observations and their magnetic signal. Aircraft with magnetometer will be overflying moorings.

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz bathymetry system
ADCP - 150 KHz
CTD/rosette system
MET sensors:

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. of xpndrs/nets:
Ultra-short baseline (USBL) navigation?
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
CTD, Barny attitude sensor
1600 lbs - air
150 m
    Steel hydro
    Steel trawl
line moorings deploy; Barny moorings recover
1600 lbs -air
    .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?
Yes
Will you be bringing any equipment (winches, blocks, etc.) that lowers equipment over the side? Yes

If yes, please provide details: Mark Hulbert spoke with Eric. Tentatively will bring either SeaMac 210 winch or Cable Spooler to swap cables on WHOTE TSE winch.
Will there be special requirements for:

    Electrical power
Yes
    Equipment handling
    Inter/intraship communications
    Science stowage

If yes to any of the above, please identify: 270 3phase - for SeaMac

Will any of the following items be used on board?

    Explosive devices
    Portable air compressors
Yes
    Flammable gases
    Radioisotopes
    Isotope van

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?