Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: ATLANTIS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Karen Von Damm
    Affiliation:
University of New Hampshire
    Address:
CSRC/EOS/UNH
366 Morse Hall
39 College Road
Durham, NH 03824-3525
    Phone:
    Email:
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:1/6/02
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
25 dives + transits (2 days during cruise, and from Manzanillo and to San Diego
Arrival port & date:2/10/02
Op area:21N and 9-10N
Lat/Lon:
Depth range:2500-2800m
    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: OCE0002458

    Science objectives/activities planned:
5 Alvin dives at 21N EPR, then transit to 9-10N
20 Alvin dives in 5 areas between 9 52'N and 9 16.8'N

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz Transducer
    3.5 kHz Transducers
Fume Hood
Refrigerator
Deionized Water SystemChest Freezer
-70 Deg Freezer
    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: 1-2 Nets at 21N, 6 Nets at 9-10N
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
    Steel hydro
Rock corer
300#
~3200m
    Steel trawl
WHOI towed camera and dredging
2500# (tow cam)
~3200m
    .681" fiber optic
    Do you require slip rings?
YesNumber 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
No
    Equipment handling
No
    Inter/intraship communications
No
    Science stowage
Yes

If yes to any of the above, please identify: We plan to load gear, including gases and chemicals before the ship departs WHOI.

Will any of the following items be used on board?

    Explosive devices
No
    Portable air compressors
No
    Flammable gases
Yes
    Radioisotopes
No
    Isotope van
No

Will hazardous material be used aboard, or deployed by an ROV? Yes

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:
Gas tight water samplers
Manifold water sampler
UMinnesota in situ chemical sensors
Biobox
    Electronic equipment used in the ALVIN personnel sphere:
pc laptops
digital cameras
    Other comments and information:
On Atlantis I also need to use the nitrogen generator.
The use of thedeionized water system will be extensive and critical so fresh cartridges should be available for it.

Date Submitted: 08/10/2001 11:04 AM