Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: OCEANUS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
James D. Irish
    Affiliation:
WHOI
    Address:
307 Smith, MS#17
WHOI
Woods Hole, MA 02543
    Phone:
(508) 289-2732
    Email:
jirish@whoi.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:5 April 1998
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
5
Arrival port & date:11 April 1998
Op area:Georges Bank
Lat/Lon:40.97 N x 67.32 W
Depth range:40-1000 meters
    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: OCE96-32348

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Recover Southern Flank Mooring
Recover Bottom Pressure Instrument
Deploy newe Southern Flank Mooring
Deploy Bottom Pressure Instrument
Deploy a replacement guard buoy if necessary
Deploy and Recover Moored Video Plankton Recorder
Take Supportive CTD sections

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
CTD/Rosette System
Salinometer

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise?

    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
OCEANUS CTD & Sampler
1000 m
    Steel hydro
    Steel trawl
    .681" fiber optic
    Do you require slip rings?
YesNumber of conductors:
    Do you need non-standard wire?
NoIf so, what type?
    Do you need a traction winch?
Yes
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
No
    Equipment handling
Yes
    Inter/intraship communications
No
    Science stowage
No

If yes to any of the above, please identify: Crane at sea for mooring work with A-frame backup

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:
    Other comments and information:
Date Submitted: 02/17/98 09:17 AM