Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Terrence Joyce
    Affiliation:
WHOI
    Address:
MS 21
    Phone:
x2530
    Email:
tjoyce@whoi.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:Woods Hole, 7 Feb 2007
    Distance to first station:
180 nm
    Number of stations:
29 CTD
    Distance between stations:
varied
    Total days on station:
3
Arrival port & date:Bermuda, 27 Feb 2007
Op area:Gulf Stream
Lat/Lon:36N, 70W to 40N, 57W
Depth range:2000-5000m
    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-0424865

    Science objectives/activities planned:
CLIMODE winter cruise, leg 1
CTDs, microstructure, SeaSoar, Radiosondes, atmos. profiler, spar buoy launch/recovery, float, drifter deployments

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz transducer
Fume hood
Refrigerator
Deionized water systemChest freezer (OC and KN only)
CTD/rosette system
Salinometer

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? Yes

    Critical MET sensors:
    Critical CTD sensors:
underwaaay TSG, backup CTD/Rosette

Do you need Seabeam? (AT and KN only) Yes

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

Will you be using portable science vans? How many:


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
20 ft container
    Location
01 prefereable
    Water
no
    Power
no

Anticipated standard oceanographic cable use:

Instruments(s)
Instrument Weight(s)
Maximum Depth
    Conducting hydro
CTD/rosette
ca. 2000#
2000m
    Steel hydro
    Steel trawl
    .681" fiber optic
    Do you require slip rings?
YesNumber of conductors:3
    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? Yes

If yes, please provide details: SeaSoar winch with fairings (Bahr)
TSE winch - mooring ops (Kemp)
Microstructure winch (UW, Gregg)
Will there be special requirements for:

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

If yes to any of the above, please identify: CTD track system for forward hanger

Will any of the following items be used on board?

    Explosive devices
No
    Portable air compressors
Yes
    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?