Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
W.S. Hodgkiss
    Affiliation:
SIO
    Address:
Marine Physical Laboratory
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
La Jolla, CA 92093-0701
    Phone:
858-534-1798
    Email:
whodgkiss@ucsd.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:22 August 2006 - WHOI
    Distance to first station:
185 miles
    Number of stations:
TBD
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
15
Arrival port & date:6 September 2006 - WHOI
Op area:NA6
Lat/Lon:39 deg 1.5'N, 73 deg 4.0'W
Depth range:70-80 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: N00014-05-1-0264

    Science objectives/activities planned:
ONR SW06 experiment. We will be deploying acoustic arrays and carrying out acoustic source tows.

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz transducer
    3.5 kHz transducers
CTD/rosette system

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? Yes

    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? No
Doppler/GPS navigation? Yes

Will you be using portable science vans? Yes How many: 2


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
container - 20 ft (MPL/SIO)
container - 20 ft (ARL/UT)
    Location
TBD
TBD
    Water
No
No
    Power
TBD
TBD

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?
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? Yes

If yes, please provide details: ARL/UT will bring two winches for deploying their acoustic arrays and towed source.
Will there be special requirements for:

    Electrical power
No
    Equipment handling
No
    Inter/intraship communications
Yes
    Science stowage
No

If yes to any of the above, please identify: SWAP - wireless ship network

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?