Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Amy Bower
    Affiliation:
WHOI
    Address:
Clark 315A
MS #21
    Phone:
508 289 2781
    Email:
abower@whoi.edu
    POC / contact info:
Terry McKee 508 289 2685 tmckee@whoi.edu
Departure port & date:Woods Hole September 19 2007
    Distance to first station:
1700 NM
    Number of stations:
1
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
2
Arrival port & date:Nuuk, Greenland September 28 2007
Op area:Labrador Sea
Lat/Lon:60.6N 52.4W
Depth range:3200
    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: OCE01-36215

    Science objectives/activities planned:

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz transducer
    3.5 kHz transducers
XBT system

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? No No. of xpndrs/nets:
Ultra-short baseline (USBL) navigation?
Doppler/GPS navigation? No

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
Acoustic release testing
20 #
3000
    Steel trawl
emergency full mooring recovery
20,000 #
5000
    .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? Yes

If yes, please provide details: TSE Winch
Will there be special requirements for:

    Electrical power
Yes
    Equipment handling
No
    Inter/intraship communications
No
    Science stowage
No

If yes to any of the above, please identify: TSE Winch

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? 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?
Lithium batteries will be housed in instrument cases. On-board Lith-Ex will be used if necessary