Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: OCEANUS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Nelson Frew
    Affiliation:
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
    Address:
Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry Department
360 Woods Hole Rd.
Mailstop #4
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1543
    Phone:
(508) 289-2489
    Email:
nfrew@whoi.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:18 June 2001
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
12
Arrival port & date:30 June 2001
Op area:Western North Atlantic (NA6)
Lat/Lon:Transect: 41N 70W - 37N 68W
Depth range:0-200 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-9811279

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Objective: Sea surface microlayer chemical studies along gradient of biological productivity.
Activities: Deployment of semi-autonomous SCIMS catamaran for chemical mapping of surface films; microlayer sampling from Zodiac

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
Fume Hood
Refrigerator
Deionized Water SystemChest Freezer
CTD/Rosette System
10-liter Niskin Bottles

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
CTD
200
    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: 30A 230V SP (NEMA L6-30) in main lab; ship's crane;Zodiac;stow 15 gas cylinders,crates;VHF handhelds

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:
Require reasonably clean (oil-free) RHIB (Zodiac or Avon), stripped, i.e. w/o engine or center console, for microlayer sampling away from ship. PI will supply electric motors and batteries for propulsion

Date Submitted: 04/05/2001 09:59 AM