Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: ATLANTIS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Stacy L. Kim
    Affiliation:
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
    Address:
                        PO Box 450
                        Moss Landing, CA 95039
    Phone:
831-633-7257
    Email:
skim@mlml.calstate.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:May 1999
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
2
Arrival port & date:
Op area:9-10 degrees N, EPR
Lat/Lon:9 51'N, 104 18'W
Depth range:2500 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: new proposal

    Science objectives/activities planned:
          Larval Settlement Preferences at Hydrothermal Vents;
          1) community characterization of microbial biofilms near vents
          2) experimental tests of biofilms, conspecifics, and rugosity as settling cues

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

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? Yes No. of xpndrs/nets: use existing net
Ultra-short baseline (USBL) navigation?
Doppler/GPS navigation?

Will you be using portable science vans? No 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
    Steel hydro
    Steel trawl
    .681" fiber optic
    Do you require slip rings?
NoNumber of conductors:
    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?

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
No
    Radioisotopes
No
    Isotope van

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?


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:
    acrylic collection boxes
    free vehicle camera system
    Electronic equipment used in the ALVIN personnel sphere:
    Other comments and information:
    The 2 dives are requested piggybacked on the Mullineaux cruise in May 1999

Date Submitted: 08/11/98 03:31 PM