Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: OCEANUS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
George Frisk
    Affiliation:
Florida Atlantic University
    Address:
Dept. of Ocean Engineering: Seatech Campus
101 N. Beach Rd.
Dania Bearch, FL 33004-3023
    Phone:
954-924-7245
    Email:
gfrisk@seatech.fau.edu
    POC / contact info:
Cindy Sellers, WHOI, x2425 (in addition to Chief Sci)
Departure port & date:Woods Hole, 30 Aug 2006
    Distance to first station:
18 hours
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
5
Arrival port & date:Woods Hole, 05 Sep 2006
Op area:New Jersey Shelf
Lat/Lon:~39N, 73W
Depth range:60-90 m
    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:
SW06 cruise
1. Deploy and recover small moorings (2 ea)
2. Deploy 4 drifting buoys, suspend J-15 source from A-Frame and drift for 12-18 hours, recover 4 drifting buoys.
3. Drifting buoy activity will be repeated 4 times during cruise as time allows.
4. 10 or so CTD casts
5. Chirp sonar druing drifting and/or along buoy tracks.

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

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? Yes

    Critical MET sensors:
    Critical CTD sensors:
Temperature, Salinity

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? 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?
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? Yes

If yes, please provide details: John Kemp is handling the requirements for deploying a J-15-3 source for this cruise.
Will there be special requirements for:

    Electrical power
    Equipment handling
    Inter/intraship communications
Yes
    Science stowage

If yes to any of the above, please identify: "Swap" system planned for SW06 operations

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?