Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: ATLANTIS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Tetsuro Urabe
    Affiliation:
Geological Survey of Japan
    Address:
                        1-1-3 Higashi, Tsukuba,
                        Ibaraki 305-8567
                        Japan
    Phone:
+81-298-54-3612
    Email:
urabe@gsj.go.jp
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:6 September 1998
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
17
Arrival port & date:6 October 1998
Op area:Southern East Pacific Rise
Lat/Lon:16.0S/112.0W:19.0S/114W
Depth range:2,500-3,000m
    Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country?
    Which country?
    Are visas or special travel documents required?

Funding agency:
Other Specify:Science & Technology Agency of Japan

Grant or contract number: Ridge Flux project

    Science objectives/activities planned:
          1. Rocovery of monitoring instruments
          (including manual release by Alvin)
          2. Towing of three-component magnetometer and proton magnetometer
          3. Tow-yo and hydrocast using CTDT-rosette sampler
          4. Deployment of optical fiber sensor distribution-type temperature sensor system
          5. Dye tracer experiment
          6. Seafloor measurement using in-situ sensors
          7. Fluid and rock sampling

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

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise?

    Critical MET sensors:
    Critical CTD sensors:

Do you need Seabeam? (AT and KN only) Yes

Long baseline (LBL) transponder navigation? Yes No. of xpndrs/nets: 3/2
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
20 feet
20 feet
    Location
01 Level, stbd
01 level,stbd
    Water
no
no
    Power
no
no

Anticipated standard oceanographic cable use:

Instruments(s)
Instrument Weight(s)
Maximum Depth
    Conducting hydro
CTD Rosette
3,000 m
    Steel hydro
    Steel trawl
3-component mag
970 kg
3,000 m
    .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?
Yes
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
Yes
    Inter/intraship communications
No
    Science stowage
No

If yes to any of the above, please identify: Recovery of heavy instruments

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?


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:
    Medusa hydrothermal effluent flow meter
    ROV-Homer transducer
    GAMOS In-situ chemical Analyser
    CTD-transmissiometer
    Laser Raman spectrometer
    Rosette water sampler
    Fluorometer
    Dye discharge unit
    Microorganism incubation system
    Electronic equipment used in the ALVIN personnel sphere:
    We will send the list separately by July 13.
    Other comments and information:
Date Submitted: 06/29/98 01:52 AM