Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Moffett
    Affiliation:
WHOI
    Address:
    Phone:
x 3218
    Email:
jmoffett@whoi.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:18 OCT 2005
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
10
Arrival port & date:10 NOV 2005
Op area:PERU , N CHILE, Costa Rica DOME (outside EEZ)
Lat/Lon:18S - 9N
Depth range:
    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:
Water sampling for trace metals and deckboard incubations - depths surface to 3000m
Multicoring, depths 50m to 3500m

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz Transducer
Oxygen Titration Apparatus
    3.5 kHz Transducers
Fume Hood
XBT SystemRefrigerator
Deionized Water SystemChest Freezer
CTD/Rosette System-70 Deg Freezer
Salinometer
10-liter Niskin Bottles

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? No

    Critical MET sensors:
    Critical CTD sensors:
transmissometer, fluorometer, oxygen

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?

Will you be using portable science vans? How many:


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
CTD
3000
    Steel hydro
Go-flo, mini rosette (Kevlar)
400
2000
    Steel trawl
multicorer
3500
    .681" fiber optic
    Do you require slip rings?
Number of conductors:
    Do you need non-standard wire?
YesIf so, what type?Kevlar (mine)
    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
    Equipment handling
    Inter/intraship communications
    Science stowage

If yes to any of the above, please identify:

Will any of the following items be used on board?

    Explosive devices
    Portable air compressors
    Flammable gases
Yes
    Radioisotopes
Yes
    Isotope van

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?
Most consumed on board; remainder transit to WHOI