Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: ATLANTIS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
John Lupton
    Affiliation:
NOAA/PMEL
    Address:
NOAA/PMEL
Hatfield Marine Science Center
Newport, OR 97365
    Phone:
541-867-0198
    Email:
lupton@pmel.noaa.gov
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:12/16/98
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
24 (10 NOAA dives)
Arrival port & date:1/21/99
Op area:southern EPR
Lat/Lon:7deg to 23.5 deg S, ~112 deg W
Depth range:2000-3000 m
    Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country?
    Which country?
    Are visas or special travel documents required?

Funding agency:
      NOAA
Specify:

Grant or contract number:

    Science objectives/activities planned:
vent fluid sampling using manifold sampler, geologic reconnaissance,
night time CTD/hydrographic casts

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz Transducer
Fume Hood
Refrigerator
Deionized Water SystemChest Freezer
CTD/Rosette System
10-liter Niskin Bottles
Pinger for Wire Use

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise?

    Critical MET sensors:
    Critical CTD sensors:

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

Long baseline (LBL) transponder navigation? Yes No. of xpndrs/nets: 8 xpndrs/ 4 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
CTD/rosette
1200 lbs. in water, 2000 lbs. out
5000 m
    Steel hydro
    Steel trawl
    .681" fiber optic
    Do you require slip rings?
YesNumber of conductors:for CTD wire
    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
Yes

If yes to any of the above, please identify: need to store equipment on ship until Manzanillo

Will any of the following items be used on board?

    Explosive devices
No
    Portable air compressors
No
    Flammable gases
Yes
    Radioisotopes
No
    Isotope van
No

Will hazardous material be used aboard, or deployed by an ROV? Yes

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:
manifold sampler (now being used on Lilley leg)
    Electronic equipment used in the ALVIN personnel sphere:
laptop or notebook computer required to operate manifold sampler
we were told sniff test cannot be done - we are trying to locate
laptop plus laptop backup which have already been sniffed
    Other comments and information:
Date Submitted: 10/28/98 06:08 PM