Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
L. Keigwin
    Affiliation:
whoi
    Address:
    Phone:
    Email:
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:14Feb04
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
Arrival port & date:05Mar04
Op area:Panama Basin, colombian margin
Lat/Lon:2-8N, 76-82W
Depth range:0-3000 m
    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-0317702

    Science objectives/activities planned:
survey continental margin (SEABEAM, 3.5kHz); core (MC, GGC, JPC); sample water (bottles, pumping, rosette?)

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    3.5 kHz Transducers
Refrigerator
    Piston Corer
Chest Freezer
    Gravity Corer
CTD/Rosette System
SalinometerWalk-In Cooler
Pinger for Wire Use

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? Yes

    Critical MET sensors:
    Critical CTD sensors:

Do you need Seabeam? (AT and KN only) Yes

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

Will you be using portable science vans? Yes How many: 1 reefer van, 1 coring van


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?

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?