Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: ATLANTIS
    Vehicle(s) required:
ALVIN
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
James Holden with Daniela Di Iorio as one PI
    Affiliation:
University of Georgia
    Address:
Department of Marine Sciences
Athens GA 30605
    Phone:
706 549 5056
    Email:
daniela@uga.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:AStoria, OR, Aug 18, 2008
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
1, Main Endeavour vent field
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
6
Arrival port & date:Astoria OR, Sept 7, 2008
Op area:Main Endeavour vent field
Lat/Lon:47o57'N, 129o6'W
Depth range:2200
    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: OCE0449578

    Science objectives/activities planned:
To recover instrumentation deployed in the Main Endeavour vent field and to sample the hydrothermal vents of the Main Endeavour vent field for flow, temperature and cross sectional area of coalesced plume.

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
ADCP - 75 KHz
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)

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

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? No

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?