Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Bill Johns
    Affiliation:
RSMAS, Univ. of Miami
    Address:
4600 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami FL 33149
    Phone:
305-421-4054
    Email:
bjohns@rsmas.miami.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:5/5/05
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
22
Arrival port & date:5/29/05
Op area:W. North Atlantic
Lat/Lon:26-27N, 70-80W
Depth range:100-5500 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: OCE0241438

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Hydrographic Stations (CTD, LADCP, water sampling)
Current meter mooring recovery/deployments
Inverted Echo Sounder deployment

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz Transducer
Oxygen Titration Apparatus
    3.5 kHz Transducers
CTD/Rosette System
Salinometer
Pinger for Wire Use

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? Yes

    Critical MET sensors:
    Critical CTD sensors:
TEMP/COND/O2

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? Yes

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
CTD
standard
5500
    Steel hydro
    Steel trawl
    .681" fiber optic
    Do you require slip rings?
YesNumber 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
Yes
    Inter/intraship communications
    Science stowage

If yes to any of the above, please identify: Dual Mooring Winches mounted on aft deck

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?