Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR, OTHER (ROV ops)
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Maurice Tivey
    Affiliation:
WHOI
    Address:
Dept. of Geology and Geophysics
Clark South 172 MS#24
WHOI
360 Woods Hole Road
Woods Hole, MA, 02543
    Phone:
(508)-289-2265
    Email:
mtivey@whoi.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:14 Nov 2004
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
24
Arrival port & date:17 Dec 2004
Op area:NA5
Lat/Lon:23deg30N 45deg20W
Depth range:3800 to 2400 meters
    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-0118445

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Jason ROV ops
ABE ops
Rock Dredging
Seabeam, underway geophysics (maggie and 3.5 khz)

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz Transducer
    3.5 kHz Transducers
XBT System
    Rock Dredge
    Towed Magnetometer
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: 2 jason, 2 abe
Ultra-short baseline (USBL) navigation? Yes
Doppler/GPS navigation? Yes

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


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
ABE Van
    Location
    Water
    Power

Anticipated standard oceanographic cable use:

Instruments(s)
Instrument Weight(s)
Maximum Depth
    Conducting hydro
    Steel hydro
    Steel trawl
rock dredge
5000 m
    .681" fiber optic
Jason ops
3800 m
    Do you require slip rings?
Number of conductors:
    Do you need non-standard wire?
If 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
No
    Equipment handling
No
    Inter/intraship communications
No
    Science stowage
Yes

If yes to any of the above, please identify: rock dredges and sample buckets

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?