Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: ATLANTIS, KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Rob Pockalny
    Affiliation:
Grad School Oceanography/ U. of Rhode Island
    Address:
Narragansett Bay Campus
South Ferry Rd.
Narragansett, RI 02882
    Phone:
401 874-6926
    Email:
robp@gso.uri.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:Between Nov1 and March 1
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
29
Arrival port & date:
Op area:SP6
Lat/Lon:32S-33S, 108W-110W
Depth range:2500 - 5500 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: OCE 0137386

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Swath mapping
Transponder deployment/retrieval
Dredging
DSL120 Survey
JASON II Survey
Magnetometer and shipboard gravity

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz Transducer
    3.5 kHz Transducers
    Rock Dredge
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) Yes

Long baseline (LBL) transponder navigation? Yes No. of xpndrs/nets: 1 to 2
Ultra-short baseline (USBL) navigation?
Doppler/GPS navigation?

Will you be using portable science vans? Yes How many:


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
For DSL120 and JASON II
    Location
    Water
    Power

Anticipated standard oceanographic cable use:

Instruments(s)
Instrument Weight(s)
Maximum Depth
    Conducting hydro
Not sure
    Steel hydro
Not sure
    Steel trawl
Not sure
    .681" fiber optic
Not sure
    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
    Inter/intraship communications
    Science stowage
Yes

If yes to any of the above, please identify: Dredged rock storage

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:
Date Submitted: 12/21/2001 09:57 AM