Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: OTHER (ROV ops)
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Randy Keller
    Affiliation:
Oregon State University
    Address:
College of Oceanic & Atmospheric Sciences
Oregon State University
104 Ocean Admin Building
Corvallis, OR 97331
    Phone:
541-737-2354
    Email:
rkeller@coas.oregonstate.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:July 10, 2004
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
5
Arrival port & date:July 23, 2004
Op area:Sirius and Derikson Seamounts
Lat/Lon:52.0N, 160.9W and 53.0N, 161.2W
Depth range:2700-5100m
    Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country?
    Which country?
    Are visas or special travel documents required?

Funding agency:
      NOAA
Other Specify:NURP (West Coast & Polar Regions)

Grant or contract number:

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Geologic study of two volcanic seamounts. Possible piggyback project studying deep-water corals on the seamounts (Baco). Activities: multibeam survey, JASON II dives.

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:

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
    Steel hydro
    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
No
    Equipment handling
No
    Inter/intraship communications
No
    Science stowage
No

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?
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:
Additional contact for cruise coordination: Jennifer Reynolds, jreynolds@guru.uaf.edu, 907-474-5871

Co-PI: Robert Duncan, possibly Amy Baco-Taylor for biology

This group will be on board together with another group headed by Tony Rathburn.

Date Submitted: 02/03/2004 11:38 PM