Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: ATLANTIS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Miriam Kastner
    Affiliation:
UCSD/Scripps Institution of Oceanography
    Address:
9500 Gilman Drive, MC#0212
La Jolla, CA 92093
    Phone:
( 858) 534-2065
    Email:
mkastner@ucsd.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:2/27/04
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
8
Arrival port & date:3/7/04
Op area:Middle America Trench, off-shore Costa Rica
Lat/Lon:9deg 38.8583'N, 86deg 11.4337'W
Depth range:4200-4500 meters
    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 0118478

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Recover osmotic samplers from ODP CORK sites and redeploy osmotic samplers.

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    3.5 kHz Transducers
Fume Hood
    Relay Transponder for Wire Use
Refrigerator
Deionized Water System
-70 Deg Freezer
Walk-In Cooler

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? No

    Critical MET sensors:
    Critical CTD sensors:

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

Long baseline (LBL) transponder navigation? Yes 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
Tom Pettigrew from TAMU
will inform you of these
requirements
    Steel hydro
    Steel trawl
    .681" fiber optic
    Do you require slip rings?
Number of conductors:
    Do you need non-standard wire?
If 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
No
    Equipment handling
No
    Inter/intraship communications
No
    Science stowage
Yes

If yes to any of the above, please identify: We will load supplies in San Diego 1/04 and off load 5/04

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?
We will off-load any unused reagents and waste when the ship arrives in San Diego in May.