Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: ATLANTIS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Stephen Giovannoni
    Affiliation:
Oregon State University
    Address:
Dept. of Microbiology
Oregon State Univ.
Corvallis OR 97331
    Phone:
541 737 1835
    Email:
steve.giovannoni@orst.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:Aug. 4, 2002
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
10
Arrival port & date:Aug. 25, 2002
Op area:Juan de Fuca Ridge
Lat/Lon:46N, 130W
Depth range:500 - 3500 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: 0085436

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Studies of interactions between microorganisms and basalts.

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz Transducer
Oxygen Titration Apparatus
    3.5 kHz Transducers
XBT SystemRefrigerator
Deionized Water SystemChest Freezer
CTD/Rosette System-70 Deg Freezer
    Rock Dredge
10-liter Niskin Bottles
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) 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
CTD Rosette
?
3500 m
    Steel hydro
    Steel trawl
Dredge
200 k
3500 m
    .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
Yes
    Equipment handling
No
    Inter/intraship communications
No
    Science stowage
No

If yes to any of the above, please identify: Need standard power in lab only and 120 V AC on deck

Will any of the following items be used on board?

    Explosive devices
No
    Portable air compressors
    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:
Biobox, supplied by OSU. This is an acrylic box 1' x 1' x 1.5', with a spring-loaded lid, that will rest in Alvin's basket. Was used previously at 9N on Cary cruise (Oct. '01).

We need other, uncovered boxes for rock storage in the Alvin basket.

30 L Niskin
    Electronic equipment used in the ALVIN personnel sphere:
laptop computer
camera
    Other comments and information:
Date Submitted: 04/23/2002 03:35 PM