Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: ATLANTIS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Marvin Lilley
    Affiliation:
University of Washington
    Address:
School of Oceanography
Box 355351
Seattle, WA 98195
    Phone:
206-543-0859
    Email:
lilley@u.washington.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:11/05/2004
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
13
Arrival port & date:11/26/2004
Op area:NE Pacific
Lat/Lon:9-10N; 104W
Depth range:2500-2750 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
Other Specify:WHOI internal funds for Mullineaux night program

Grant or contract number: OCE-0119999; OCE-0241791

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Booksh Group - Testing of chemical instruments (Raman Spectrometers, resistivity and hydrogen sensors) in hydrothermal fluids. Collection of hydrothermal fluid samples.

Bach/Edwards - In-situ incubation studies of Fe and S oxidizing microorganisms on mineral surfaces. Collection of glass, sulfide, sediment and fluid samples.

Mullineaux - Night program investigating the temporal variation of larval supply to vent communities using larval pumps and sediment moorings.

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz Transducer
Fume Hood
    Relay Transponder for Wire Use
Refrigerator
Deionized Water System
-70 Deg Freezer
Walk-In Cooler
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) No

Long baseline (LBL) transponder navigation? Yes No. of xpndrs/nets: Bio Vent to Tubeworm pillar
Ultra-short baseline (USBL) navigation? Yes
Doppler/GPS navigation? Yes

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
mooring deployments
600 lbs
2750
    Steel trawl
    .681" fiber optic
    Do you require slip rings?
NoNumber 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
    Equipment handling
Yes
    Inter/intraship communications
    Science stowage
Yes

If yes to any of the above, please identify: Deck crew needed for night mooring deployments. Deck space needed for moorings.

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?
Haxardous materials will be offloaded in San Diego after the following leg.