Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Fiamma Straneo
    Affiliation:
WHOI
    Address:
MS 21
    Phone:
2914
    Email:
fstraneo@whoi.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:Woods Hole, August 12th
    Distance to first station:
1400 nm
    Number of stations:
12
    Distance between stations:
150km
    Total days on station:
1
Arrival port & date:Nuuk, Greenland, August 29th
Op area:Hudson Strait
Lat/Lon:N 62.45 W 70.97
Depth range:100-400m
    Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country?
    Which country?
    Are visas or special travel documents required?

Funding agency:
      NSF
Other Specify:WHOI funded the project but NSF-OCE gave the ship time

Grant or contract number: WHOI 32030408

    Science objectives/activities planned:
The scientific objectives are to measure the exchange of heat, fresh water and mass between Hudson Bay and the Labrador Sea.

Primary activities:
1) CTD section across Hudson Strait
2) Deployment of four moorings across the Strait
CTD section across Hudson Strait and deployment of four moorings.
The

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz bathymetry system
ADCP - 75 KHz
ADCP - 150 KHz
CTD/rosette system
Salinometer
10-liter Niskin bottles
Pinger for wire use

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? Yes

    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? 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
CTD
400m
    Steel hydro
    Steel trawl
    .681" fiber optic
    Do you require slip rings?
YesNumber of conductors:
    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? Yes

If yes, please provide details: Winch used will be the same mooring winch used by Pickart, Lee on the legs which follow.
Will there be special requirements for:

    Electrical power
No
    Equipment handling
No
    Inter/intraship communications
No
    Science stowage
No

If yes to any of the above, please identify:

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?