Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
James Ledwell
    Affiliation:
WHOI
    Address:
MS 12
    Phone:
3309
    Email:
jledwell@whoi.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:7 Apr 00
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
24
Arrival port & date:16 May 00
Op area:Brazil Basin
Lat/Lon:22S, 18W
Depth range:0-5000
    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: 80649800

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Dye sampling, mooring recovery,
SeaBeam survey, Shearmeter deployment,
sound source deployment

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
Refrigerator

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. of xpndrs/nets:
Ultra-short baseline (USBL) navigation?
Doppler/GPS navigation?

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


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
20'
    Location
Main Deck or 01 Deck
    Water
No
    Power
No

Anticipated standard oceanographic cable use:

Instruments(s)
Instrument Weight(s)
Maximum Depth
    Conducting hydro
Fast Rosette
2000 lbs
5500
    Steel hydro
    Steel trawl
    .681" fiber optic
    Do you require slip rings?
YesNumber of conductors:3
    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
No
    Equipment handling
No
    Inter/intraship communications
No
    Science stowage
Yes

If yes to any of the above, please identify: Perhaps leave van aboard until return to WHOI

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? No

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:
We'll have several nitrogen cylinders
Is there a walk in cold room? ~0C

Date Submitted: 10/06/99 03:49 PM