Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Richard norris
    Affiliation:
SIO/UCSD
    Address:
MS-0244
308 Vaughan Hall
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
La Jolla, CA 92093-0244
    Phone:
858-822-1868 (Office)/858-822-2783 (lab)
    Email:
RNorris@ucsd.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:July 15
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
~26-27
Arrival port & date:August 12
Op area:NW Atlantic/Grand Banks
Lat/Lon:41N/49W
Depth range:2-5 km
    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-022101200

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Single channel seismics, hull mounted 3.5/swath bathymetry, piston/gravity coring and dredging

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    3.5 kHz Transducers
    Piston Corer
Deionized Water System
    Gravity Corer
    Rock Dredge
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? No. of xpndrs/nets:
Ultra-short baseline (USBL) navigation?
Doppler/GPS navigation? Yes

Will you be using portable science vans? Yes How many: 1 from WHOI with coring equipment


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

Anticipated standard oceanographic cable use:

Instruments(s)
Instrument Weight(s)
Maximum Depth
    Conducting hydro
    Steel hydro
    Steel trawl
piston corer
will check
5500 m
    .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?
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
Yes
    Inter/intraship communications
No
    Science stowage
No

If yes to any of the above, please identify: rig to support piston corer on the side ofthe ship

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?