Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: OCEANUS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Charles Miller
    Affiliation:
Oregon State University
    Address:
OSU, College of Oceanography
Corvallis, OR 97331
    Phone:
(541) 737-4524
    Email:
cmiller@oce.orst.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:16 April
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
Arrival port & date:28 April
Op area:Georges Bank
Lat/Lon:41N-67W
Depth range:0-1000 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
      NOAA
Specify:

Grant or contract number:

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Conduct GLOBEC Broad Scale Survey of Georges Bank.
Sampling the hydography,nutrients,zooplankton and ichthyoplankton at a grid of approximately 40 standard locations.

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz Transducer
    3.5 kHz Transducers
Fume Hood
Refrigerator
Chest Freezer

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

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


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
Berthing
    Location
    Water
    Power

Anticipated standard oceanographic cable use:

Instruments(s)
Instrument Weight(s)
Maximum Depth
    Conducting hydro
CTD, BONGO MOC-1
300
500m
    Steel hydro
    Steel trawl
    .681" fiber optic
    Do you require slip rings?
YesNumber of conductors:2
    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? 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?


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:
Science party bringing their own CTD, but request WHOI CTD as back up
160 gal of alcohol and formaldehyde
will want along track data recorded at 1 min. intervals of surface temp., saliniyt,flourescence lat/lon,time,met,depth

Date Submitted: 02/18/99 04:49 PM