Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: OCEANUS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Albert Plueddemann
    Affiliation:
WHOI
    Address:
Dept Phys. Oceanogr., MS-29
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1541
    Phone:
508-289-2789
    Email:
aplueddemann@whoi.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:10 Feb
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
3
Arrival port & date:21 Feb
Op area:NA9
Lat/Lon:15 N, 51 W
Depth range:1500 m
    Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country?
    Which country?
    Are visas or special travel documents required?

Funding agency:
      NOAA
Specify:

Grant or contract number: NA17RJ1223

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Mooring turnaround, to include: (1) deployment of new mooring,
(2) met intercomparison and CTDs, (3) recovery of previously
deployed mooring

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz Transducer
CTD/Rosette System

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? Yes

    Critical MET sensors:
    Critical CTD sensors:
temp, salinity, pressure

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, possibly 2


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
20 ft rag-top
20 ft standard
    Location
01 deck
TBD
    Water
no
no
    Power
no
no

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
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?


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:
    Electronic equipment used in the ALVIN personnel sphere:
    Other comments and information:
Date Submitted: 09/09/2002 02:09 PM