Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Scott Miller
    Affiliation:
UC Irvine
    Address:
3206 Croul Hall
Irvine, CA 92697-3100
    Phone:
949 824 6174
    Email:
sdmiller@uci.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:January 4, 2006
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
21
Arrival port & date:January 25, 2006
Op area:southeast pacific
Lat/Lon:19N,105W to 54S,70W
Depth range:n/a
    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: 0426314

    Science objectives/activities planned:
CO2/DMS/Acetone direct air-sea flux and air-sea gradient measurements using eddy correlation

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
Deionized Water System
CTD/Rosette System
Salinometer

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? Yes

    Critical MET sensors:
    Critical CTD sensors:
Sea temperature profile

Do you need Seabeam? (AT and KN only) No

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

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
Yes

If yes to any of the above, please identify: spare instruments and pumps and shipping box storage

Will any of the following items be used on board?

    Explosive devices
No
    Portable air compressors
Yes
    Flammable gases
No
    Radioisotopes
Yes
    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?
We will pack them as they were shipped, and ship back to California.