Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
W. Martin / R. Jahnke
    Affiliation:
WHOI
    Address:
                        McLean 205
                        MS#8
                        WHOI
                        Woods Hole MA 02543
    Phone:
508 289-2836
    Email:
wmartin@whoi.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:15 Nov 1998
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
25
Arrival port & date:19 Dec 1998
Op area:Eastern Eq. Atlantic
Lat/Lon:10N, 23W
Depth range:2700-5200 m
    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-9617430

    Science objectives/activities planned:
          Objective: To determine the relationship between organic carbon decomposition and calcium carbonate dissolution in sediments
          Activities: Sampling of sediments, sediment pore waters, and bottom waters

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz Transducer
Refrigerator
Deionized Water SystemChest Freezer
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) No

Long baseline (LBL) transponder navigation? No 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
Refrigerated van
Lab van for storage
    Location
(already on board)
(already on board)
    Water
no
no
    Power
yes
no

Anticipated standard oceanographic cable use:

Instruments(s)
Instrument Weight(s)
Maximum Depth
    Conducting hydro
    Steel hydro
    Steel trawl
WHIMP
2700 lbs.
5200 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?
No
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
    Inter/intraship communications
    Science stowage

If yes to any of the above, please identify: UPS - 5kW capacity

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:
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:
Date Submitted: 10/21/98 11:10 AM