Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: OCEANUS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
John Preston
    Affiliation:
ARL,Penn State Univ.
    Address:
Applied Research Laboratory
Penn. State Univ.
P.O. Box 30
State College, PA 16804
    Phone:
814 863 1310
    Email:
preston@ciao.arl.psu.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:5/23/02
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
4
Arrival port & date:5/27/02
Op area:TBD
Lat/Lon:
Depth range:200-500M?
    Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country?
    Which country?
    Are visas or special travel documents required?

Funding agency:
      ONR/Navy
Specify:

Grant or contract number: N00014-97-1-1034

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Engineering shakedown for ONR Five Octave Research Array at Penn State
Winch and array -15000 lbs
Approx 8'x8'x8'
should be set back from stern ~30 ft
Motor power is 38 amps @ 460 V
or 76 amps @ 230 V

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz Transducer
XBT System
CTD/Rosette System

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? No 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
Yes
    Equipment handling
Yes
    Inter/intraship communications
Yes
    Science stowage
No

If yes to any of the above, please identify: Winch and array -15000 lbs
Approx 8'x8'x8'
should be set back from stern ~30 ft, power see above.


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:
Towed Array test set - a PC based rack to control the array.
And a Linux workstarion and tape drive.
    Other comments and information:
Date Submitted: 02/06/2002 08:57 AM