Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: OCEANUS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Sallie W. Chisholm
    Affiliation:
MIT
    Address:
                48-425 MIT
                Cambridge, MA 02139
    Phone:
617 253-1771
    Email:
chisholm@mit.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:Jan 25, 1997
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
Arrival port & date:Feb. 7, 1997
Op area:
Lat/Lon:
Depth range:
    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:

    Science objectives/activities planned:
    Phytoplankton studies in the Sargasso Sea
    Trace Metal studies
    Video Plankton Recorder Tows

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
Fume Hood
Refrigerator
Deionized Water SystemChest Freezer
CTD/Rosette System-70 Deg Freezer
10-liter Niskin Bottles

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise?

    Critical MET sensors:
    Critical CTD sensors:

Do you need Seabeam? (AT and KN only)

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

Will you be using portable science vans? Yes How many: 2


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
Isotope Van - Moffett
Berthing Van
    Location
upper deck
upper deck
    Water
check with Moffett
    Power
Check with Moffett

Anticipated standard oceanographic cable use:

Instruments(s)
Instrument Weight(s)
Maximum Depth
    Conducting hydro
Need set-up for VPR- check with Cabel Davis
1000m
    Steel hydro
Niskin Rosette with CTD
Sea Mac Winch - Moffett
    Steel trawl
    .681" fiber optic
    Do you require slip rings?
Number of conductors:
    Do you need non-standard wire?
YesIf so, what type?Moffett will supply wire for SEA MAC winch
    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
Yes
    Equipment handling
No
    Inter/intraship communications
No
    Science stowage
No

If yes to any of the above, please identify: Need 3 phase 208V 50 amp for laser power

Will any of the following items be used on board?

    Explosive devices
No
    Portable air compressors
No
    Flammable gases
No
    Radioisotopes
Yes
    Isotope van

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:
We would like a fluorometer and Irradiance meter on the CTD package.
Moffett and Davis will contact you with their particular requirements

Date Submitted: 10/21/96 09:37 AM