Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: ATLANTIS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Tetsuro Urabe
    Affiliation:
Geological Survey of Japan
    Address:
1-1-3 Higashi, Tsukuba
305-8567 Japan
    Phone:
+81-298-54-3612
    Email:
urabe@gsj.go.jp
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:09/01/98
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
17
Arrival port & date:10/01/98
Op area:southern EPR
Lat/Lon:17.5-18.5S / 113-114W
Depth range:2,590m - 2,900m
    Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country?
    Which country?
    Are visas or special travel documents required?

Funding agency:
Other Specify:Science & Technology Agency of Japan

Grant or contract number:

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Recovery of monitoring instruments.
Measurement using sensors installed to Alvin.
Sampling/ observation.

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
Fume Hood
Refrigerator
Deionized Water System
CTD/Rosette System-70 Deg Freezer
10-liter Niskin Bottles
Pinger for Wire Use

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise?

    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: 4-6 xpndrs/ 2 nets
Ultra-short baseline (USBL) navigation?
Doppler/GPS navigation?

Will you be using portable science vans? Yes How many: 1-2


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
to be decided
    Location
    Water
    Power

Anticipated standard oceanographic cable use:

Instruments(s)
Instrument Weight(s)
Maximum Depth
    Conducting hydro
    Steel hydro
Deep-tow 3-component magnetometer
    Steel trawl
    .681" fiber optic
    Do you require slip rings?
Number 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?

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: Stabilized AC100V power supply for computers

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:
To be dscussed at pre-cruise meeting.
    Electronic equipment used in the ALVIN personnel sphere:
To be dscussed at pre-cruise meeting.
    Other comments and information:
Date Submitted: 03/13/98 12:10 PM