Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: OCEANUS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Thomas Rossby
    Affiliation:
GSO/URI
    Address:
Graduate School of Oceanography
University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI 02881
    Phone:
401-874-6521
    Email:
trossby@gso.uri.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:Aug. 16, 2000
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
Arrival port & date:Sept. 2, 2000
Op area:east of Newfoundland
Lat/Lon:45-55N, 45-35W (approximate)
Depth range:mid-depth (CTD and EM-Pogo)
    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-

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Primary objective: Recovery of four Sparton sound source moorings. Ancillary activity: Operation trials of EM-Pogo for subsequent research of Gulf Stream - North Atlantic Current transition.
ADCP sections and supporting hydrography are essential complements to the above.

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz Transducer
Oxygen Titration Apparatus
XBT System
CTD/Rosette System
Salinometer

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: probably 1 (check with John Kemp)


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
CTDO2
    Steel hydro
    Steel trawl
    .681" fiber optic
    Do you require slip rings?
YesNumber of conductors:Not sure
    Do you need non-standard wire?
NoIf so, what type?
    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
Yes

If yes to any of the above, please identify: John Kemp may require van for storage of winches prior to cruise.

Will any of the following items be used on board?

    Explosive devices
    Portable air compressors
    Flammable gases
    Radioisotopes
    Isotope van

Will hazardous material be used aboard, or deployed by an ROV?

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: 12/29/99 03:55 PM