Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: ATLANTIS
    Vehicle(s) required:
ALVIN
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
ATLANTIS
    Ch Sci:
Marla Stone
    Affiliation:
Naval Postgraduate School
    Address:
833 Dyer Rd., BLdg 232,Rm. 328
Monterey, CA. 93943
    Phone:
(831) 656-3494
    Email:
marla@nps.edu
    POC / contact info:
same as above
Departure port & date:Aberdeen, WA 30 Sep 2007
    Distance to first station:
890 miles
    Number of stations:
1
    Distance between stations:
N/A
    Total days on station:
1
Arrival port & date:San Diego, CA 06 Oct 2007
Op area:HOKE SEAMOUNT
Lat/Lon:32-06.373 N, 126-54.583 W
Depth range:775 m
    Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country?
    Which country?
    Are visas or special travel documents required?

Funding agency:
      ONR/Navy
Specify:

Grant or contract number: ONR Ocean Acoustics Program

    Science objectives/activities planned:
recover two sound sources

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:

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

Will you be using portable science vans? No How many:


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
Sound Source
1100 lbs.
775 m
    .681" fiber optic
    Do you require slip rings?
NoNumber of conductors:
    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? 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
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?