Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: ATLANTIS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Craig R. Smith
    Affiliation:
University of Hawaii
    Address:
Department of Oceanography
1000 Pope Road
Honolulu, HI 96822
    Phone:
808-956-9516
    Email:
csmith@soest.hawaii.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:11 Oct 1999
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
15
Arrival port & date:26 Oct 1999
Op area:NP9
Lat/Lon:60 miles radius of 33 12' N, 118 30' W
Depth range:1000-2000 m
    Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country?
    Which country?
    Are visas or special travel documents required?

Funding agency:
Other Specify:NURP/Alaska

Grant or contract number: UAF 97-0038 and a contract to Marta Torres, OSYU

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Sample and photograph biotic communities on whale falls and the San Clemente Seep, and evaluate fluid seepage and mineral deposits along the San Clemente Fracture Zone.

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz Transducer
Fume Hood
Refrigerator
Deionized Water SystemChest Freezer
-70 Deg Freezer
Pinger for Wire Use

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise?

    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: 4-5 transponders
Ultra-short baseline (USBL) navigation?
Doppler/GPS navigation?

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
otter trawl, multiple corer
500 lbs, 1500 lbs
    .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?

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?


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:
Equipment basket
Whale bone box
Ekman cores (~12 kg in water)
Scoop net
    Electronic equipment used in the ALVIN personnel sphere:
    Other comments and information:
This will be a combined cruise with Marta Torres. Please check her cruise planning questionnaire for additional requirements for this cruise.

Date Submitted: 02/09/99 08:38 PM