Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: ATLANTIS
    Vehicle(s) required:
Jason/Medea
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Peter Lonsdale
    Affiliation:
Scripps Inst. Oceanography
    Address:
0205, UCSD,9500 Gilman Drive,
LA JOLLA, CA, 92093-0205
    Phone:
(858) 534-2855
    Email:
plonsdale@ucsd.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:Mazatlan, 1 May 2008
    Distance to first station:
40 n.m.
    Number of stations:
26 dives, 5dredges
    Distance between stations:
20-150 n.m.
    Total days on station:
28
Arrival port & date:Manzanillo, 29 May 2008
Op area:Gulf of California
Lat/Lon:22.4N,106.6W - 29.7N,113.9W
Depth range:450m - 3300m
    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:

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Rock sampling with ROV and dredge,
Photography with ROV
Multibeam sonar and magnetic profiling

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
XBT system
    Rock dredge
    Towed magnetometer

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

Will you be using portable science vans? How many: ROV only


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
Rock dredge
1600m
    .681" fiber optic
    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? No

If yes, please provide details:
Will there be special requirements for:

    Electrical power
    Equipment handling
    Inter/intraship communications
    Science stowage
Yes

If yes to any of the above, please identify: Want to put some small stuff aboard during preceding transit; leave all samples aboard til next US n

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?