Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: ATLANTIS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Russell McDuff
    Affiliation:
University of Washington
    Address:
School of Oceanography
Box 357940
Seattle, WA 98195-7940
    Phone:
206-543-3058
    Email:
mcduff@ocean.washington.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:14 Jun 2004
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
28
Arrival port & date:13 July 2004
Op area:NP9
Lat/Lon:48 N 129 W
Depth range:2200-3000 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: OCE-0242736

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Measurement of Vent-Derived Heat Flux. ABE Dives, CTD Operations, Mooring Recoveries.

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz Transducer
    3.5 kHz Transducers
    Relay Transponder for Wire Use
CTD/Rosette System
Pinger for Wire Use

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? Yes

    Critical MET sensors:
    Critical CTD sensors:
dual CT pairs offset vertically on rosette, light transmission, altimeter

Do you need Seabeam? (AT and KN only)

Long baseline (LBL) transponder navigation? Yes No. of xpndrs/nets: established network and possible additional transponders at distal ends of work area
Ultra-short baseline (USBL) navigation?
Doppler/GPS navigation?

Will you be using portable science vans? Yes How many: 1


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
ABE, coordinate with Rod Catanach
    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
Yes
    Inter/intraship communications
Yes
    Science stowage
No

If yes to any of the above, please identify: ABE launch and recovery; possible mooring recoveries (more likely to be done from Tully)

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?