Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
John Kemp
    Affiliation:
WHOI
    Address:
MS 02
    Phone:
508-289-2241
    Email:
jkemp@whoi.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:Woods Hole, September 17 2009
    Distance to first station:
2000 miles
    Number of stations:
5 mooring plus 12 CTDs
    Distance between stations:
10 miles
    Total days on station:
3 days Hudson Strait plus 1 Greenland coast
Arrival port & date:Nuuk, Greenland, October 3 2009
Op area:Hudson Strait and West Greenland Coast
Lat/Lon:N 62/W 72
Depth range:70 to 5000m
    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:Ocean and Climate Change Institute, WHOI

Grant or contract number: NSF OCE-0751554

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Hudson Strait - Recovery of 4 moorings plus 10-12 CTD stations
West Greenland Coast - Recovery of one mooring

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz bathymetry system
ADCP - 75 KHz
    3.5 kHz bathymetry system
ADCP - 150 KHz
CTD/rosette system

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? Yes

    Critical MET sensors:
    Critical CTD sensors:
dual temperature, conductivity sensors

Do you need Seabeam? (AT and KN only) No

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?
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
    Portable air compressors
    Flammable gases
    Radioisotopes
    Isotope van

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

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?