Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Fiamma Straneo
    Affiliation:
WHOI
    Address:
MS #21
WHOI
Woods Hole, MA 02543
    Phone:
508-289-2914
    Email:
fstraneo@whoi.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:Woods Hole, 12 August 2008
    Distance to first station:
1350 nm (approx.)
    Number of stations:
2
    Distance between stations:
195 nm (approx.
    Total days on station:
< 2 days
Arrival port & date:Nuuk, 29 August 2008
Op area:NW Atlantic
Lat/Lon:Mooring E: 43.504N,40.009W; Mooring C3: 45.000N,35.969W
Depth range:moorings in > 3000 meters water depth
    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: OCE-01-36215

    Science objectives/activities planned:
recovery of two sound source moorings

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    3.5 kHz bathymetry system

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? No

    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? No
Doppler/GPS navigation? No

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: TSE winch is going for several cruises
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
No
    Portable air compressors
No
    Flammable gases
    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?