Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Cindy Lee Van Dover
    Affiliation:
College of William and Mary
    Address:
328 Millington Hall
Biology Department
College of William & Mary
Williamsburg, VA 23187
fax: 757 221-6483
    Phone:
tel: 757 221-2229
    Email:
cindy_vandover@wm.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:Mar. 27, 2001
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
30
Arrival port & date:May 5, 2001
Op area:Central Indian Ridge 24S
Lat/Lon:25S to 18S & 68E to 70E
Depth range:2500-4500 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 9712358

    Science objectives/activities planned:
hydrothermal vent exploration,
mapping and intensive biological
sampling, as well as sampling of
vent fluids, on the Central Indian
Ridge from approx 25S to 18S,
also, mapping of
vent plumes via CTD TowYos
real time Seabeam data analysis
and processing, as well as real
time DSL-120 and Argo data
analysis and plotting.

*WE WILL WILL NEED TO USE THE
SHIP FOR SCIENCE OPS. 24 HRS/DAY
FOR THE DURATION OF THE STATION
TIME ON THIS CRUISE*

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz Transducer
Oxygen Titration Apparatus
    3.5 kHz Transducers
Fume Hood
XBT SystemRefrigerator
Deionized Water SystemChest Freezer
    Gravity Corer
CTD/Rosette System-70 Deg Freezer
Salinometer
    Rock Dredge
10-liter Niskin Bottles
Pinger for Wire Use

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? Yes

    Critical MET sensors:
    Critical CTD sensors:

Do you need Seabeam? (AT and KN only) Yes

Long baseline (LBL) transponder navigation? Yes No. of xpndrs/nets: 10 transponders
Ultra-short baseline (USBL) navigation?
Doppler/GPS navigation?

Will you be using portable science vans? Yes How many: 5? check with Andy Bowen re: ROV vans


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
WHOI isotope van
science storage/shipping van
several DSOG ROV vans
    Location
at capt. discretion
at capt. discretion
see Andy Bowen for details
    Water
yes
no
    Power
yes
no

Anticipated standard oceanographic cable use:

Instruments(s)
Instrument Weight(s)
Maximum Depth
    Conducting hydro
CTD rosette
std. rosette
4500
    Steel hydro
rock coring
400# rock corer
5000
    Steel trawl
dredging
standard dredge
5000
    .681" fiber optic
Argo II, DSL-120
4500
    Do you require slip rings?
YesNumber of conductors:for CTD use
    Do you need non-standard wire?
NoIf so, what type?
    Do you need a traction winch?
Yes
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: WHOI DSOG ROV systems - see Andy Bowen

Will any of the following items be used on board?

    Explosive devices
No
    Portable air compressors
No
    Flammable gases
Yes
    Radioisotopes
No
    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?


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:
n/a
    Electronic equipment used in the ALVIN personnel sphere:
n/a
    Other comments and information:
see above and
*WE WILL WILL NEED TO USE THE
SHIP FOR SCIENCE OPS. 24 HRS/DAY
FOR THE DURATION OF THE STATION
TIME ON THIS CRUISE*

Date Submitted: 10/17/2000 02:20 PM