Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: ATLANTIS
    Vehicle(s) required:
ALVIN
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Barrie Walden
    Affiliation:
WHOI
    Address:
MS 17
    Phone:
508-289-2407
    Email:
bwalden@whoi.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:WHOI, 04/19/06
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
8
Arrival port & date:Bermuda, 04/28/06
Op area:Off Bermuda
Lat/Lon:32-18N, 64-11W
Depth range:0-4500m
    Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country?
    Which country?
    Are visas or special travel documents required?

Funding agency:
      NSF
      ONR/Navy
Specify:

Grant or contract number:

    Science objectives/activities planned:
ALVIN certification dives
SENTRY trials
Deploy subsurface mooring for Norm Farr

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:

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

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


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
20 ft. container
    Location
Main deck port aft
    Water
No
    Power
No

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? No

If yes, please provide details:
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
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?


Vehicle equipment required:Check one or both: ALVIN
Major water samplers No
Large capacity slurp samplers No
Small capacity slurp samplers No
Bio collection boxes No
Push corers No
Scoop nets No
High temperature probe No
Low temperature probe No
Heat flow probe No
Magnetometer No
Portable CTD No
Digital Still Camera No
Search Sonar No
Profiling Sonar No
Rock Drill (Jason only) No
Video Duplication (Jason) No
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:
Date Submitted: 03/29/2006