Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: ATLANTIS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
undecided, Shirley or Baco-Taylor
    Affiliation:
WHOI
    Address:
WHOI Biology Dept
MS #33, 214 Redfield
Woods Hole, MA 02543
    Phone:
(508) 289-2331
    Email:
abaco@whoi.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:July 30, 2004
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
19+
Arrival port & date:Aug. 24, 2004
Op area:Gulf of Alaska Seamounts
Lat/Lon:
Depth range:0-4000 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:
Surveying Distribution of Deep-Water Corals
Collecting Samples of Deep-Water corals for taxonomy and genetics

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
Fume Hood
Refrigerator
Deionized Water SystemChest Freezer
CTD/Rosette System-70 Deg Freezer
Walk-In Cooler

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

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
    Steel hydro
    Steel trawl
    .681" fiber optic
    Do you require slip rings?
Number of conductors:
    Do you need non-standard wire?
If so, what type?
    Do you need a traction winch?
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? 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?
I will only be using formalin and ethanol. I do not anticipate any formalin or ethanol waste will be produced at sea.