Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
John H. Weingart
    Affiliation:
Johns Hopkins Univ/Applied Physics Laboratory
    Address:
11100 Johns Hopkins Rd.
Laurel, MD 20723-6099
14-708M
    Phone:
240-228-4516
    Email:
john.weingart@jhuapl.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:05 February 02
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
20
Arrival port & date:24 February 02
Op area:Gulf of Mexico & Straights of Florida
Lat/Lon:23 45'N/85 17'W & 24 00'N/82 10'W
Depth range:400-1900 Fathoms
    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: CNO K1605

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Acoustic Measurements

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz Transducer
    3.5 kHz Transducers
XBT System
CTD/Rosette System

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? Yes

    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? Yes How many: 2 JHU/APL Vans


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
20' Equipment Storage
20' Rigging Van
    Location
Main Deck Stbd. Side
01-Level
    Water
No
Salt Water for AC Cooling
    Power
208 VAC, 60 Amps, 3 Phase WYE
208 VAC, 60 Amps, 3 Phase WYE

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
Yes
    Equipment handling
Yes
    Inter/intraship communications
Yes
    Science stowage
Yes

If yes to any of the above, please identify: Elect. Circuits 440 VAC for deck equipment, Crane Operator during deployments, Inmarsat Data Links

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? 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:
    Electronic equipment used in the ALVIN personnel sphere:
    Other comments and information:
Towing Loads will be approx. 8000 pounds
Towing Speeds will be 2-5 knots.

Date Submitted: 08/10/2001 12:25 PM