Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: OCEANUS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Moffett
    Affiliation:
WHOI
    Address:
    Phone:
    Email:
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:Mar 19
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
10
Arrival port & date:April 11
Op area:NA6
Lat/Lon:15 N 60W
Depth range:800m
    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:

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Collect water samples surface - 800m to measure trace metals, nutrients and phytoplankton parameters

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
Fume Hood
Chest Freezer
CTD/Rosette System-70 Deg Freezer
10-liter Niskin Bottles

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? Yes

    Critical MET sensors:
    Critical CTD sensors:
PAR CHL

Do you need Seabeam? (AT and KN only)

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: 2


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
ISOTOPE/STD
TRACE METAL
D LOTT/ ancillary
    Location
main deck or 01
01
    Water
req
req
    Power
req
req

Anticipated standard oceanographic cable use:

Instruments(s)
Instrument Weight(s)
Maximum Depth
    Conducting hydro
CTD
1000
    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
    Equipment handling
    Inter/intraship communications
    Science stowage
Yes

If yes to any of the above, please identify: TRACE METAL VAN rides on LOmas cruise

Will any of the following items be used on board?

    Explosive devices
No
    Portable air compressors
No
    Flammable gases
Yes
    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?
EHS office will remove waste from dock. Unused chemicals will be transported back to my lab.