Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: ATLANTIS
    Vehicle(s) required:
ALVIN
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Ray Lee
    Affiliation:
Wash St. U
    Address:
School of Biological Sciences
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164
    Phone:
509 335 5727
    Email:
rlee@mail.wsu.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:Astoria 24 Aug 07
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
Arrival port & date:Astoria 7 Sept 07
Op area:Endeavor Area additional sites to be determined
Lat/Lon: encompassed by 4830N 12920 W; 4730N 12836W
Depth range:
    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: OCE-0623554

Grant or contract number:

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Biological studies of sulfide communities

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
Fume hood
Refrigerator
-70 deg freezer
Walk-in cooler (AT only)

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? No

    Critical MET sensors:
    Critical CTD sensors:

Do you need Seabeam? (AT and KN only) No

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

Will you be using portable science vans? Yes How many: 1 Isotope Van


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? No

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
Yes
    Isotope van
Yes

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?