Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: ATLANTIS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Alan Chave (Wirsen/Taylor info))
    Affiliation:
WHOI
    Address:
Biology Dept
WHOI
    Phone:
289-2307 or 289 2354
    Email:
ctaylor@whoi.edu or cwirsen@whoi.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:Nov 23, 1997
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
Arrival port & date:Dec 26, 1997
Op area:9 N vent site
Lat/Lon:
Depth range:2600 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: IBN-9630054

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Water, floc and mineral sulfide sampling
using manipulators, storage boxes and slurp guns.
Main goal is to locate and sample
flocculent material as was seen in
1990 during snowblower event

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
Fume Hood
Refrigerator
Deionized Water SystemChest Freezer
-70 Deg Freezer

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise?

    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?
Doppler/GPS navigation?

Will you be using portable science vans? Yes How many: 1


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
isotope van
    Location
    Water
yes
    Power
yes (with hood)

Anticipated standard oceanographic cable use:

Instruments(s)
Instrument Weight(s)
Maximum Depth
    Conducting hydro
    Steel hydro
    Steel trawl
    .681" fiber optic
    Do you require slip rings?
NoNumber of conductors:
    Do you need non-standard wire?
If 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
Yes
    Radioisotopes
Yes
    Isotope van
Yes

Will hazardous material be used aboard, or deployed by an ROV? Yes

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:
Other than slurp guns and sample collection boxes
that all will be on the basket we have no needs
    Electronic equipment used in the ALVIN personnel sphere:
    Other comments and information:
Date Submitted: 10/27/97 09:28 AM