Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Stuart Wakeham
    Affiliation:
Skidaway institute of Oceanography
    Address:
10 Ocean Science Circle
Savannah, GA 31411
    Phone:
912-598-2347
    Email:
stuart@skio.peachnet.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:April 21, 2003 (?)
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
Arrival port & date:May 2003
Op area:Black Sea - leg 2
Lat/Lon:
Depth range:
    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: )CE 0117824

    Science objectives/activities planned:
In-situ filtering from surface to 2000 m and coring (multiple corer)

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
Deionized Water System
CTD/Rosette System
    Box Corer

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
McLane pumps (multiple)
2000 m
    Steel hydro
McLane pumps (multiple)
2000 m
    Steel trawl
multiple corer/box corer
2200 m
    .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?
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
    Equipment handling
    Inter/intraship communications
    Science stowage

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?
we will have small volumes (1 liter) of several solvents; a hazardous materials form is being completed separately.