Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: OCEANUS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Jim Lynch
    Affiliation:
WHOI
    Address:
MS# 11
    Phone:
508-289-2230
    Email:
jlynch@whoi.edu
    POC / contact info:
John Kemp / jkemp@whoi.edu
Departure port & date:WHOI 09/07/2006
    Distance to first station:
180 NM
    Number of stations:
15
    Distance between stations:
30
    Total days on station:
5
Arrival port & date:09/13/2006
Op area:New Jersey Shelf
Lat/Lon:39 10 N , 73 00 W
Depth range:60 - 500 Meters
    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:

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Recovery of Subsurface moorings.
Possible small boat transfer of personnel from Knorr during cruise.

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz transducer
    3.5 kHz transducers
CTD/rosette system

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? No

    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
CTD
400
1000
    Steel hydro
    Steel trawl
Dragging Operations
1000 Lb. Anchor
500 Meters
    .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 Mooring Winch
Will there be special requirements for:

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

If yes to any of the above, please identify: 480 V for TSE Mooring 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? 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?