Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: ATLANTIS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Rob Reves-Sohn
    Affiliation:
WHOI
    Address:
MS #24
    Phone:
x3616
    Email:
rsohn@whoi.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:6/11/02
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
~7
Arrival port & date:6/28/02
Op area:Mid-Atlantic Ridge
Lat/Lon:26N/45W
Depth range:~4000 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: OCE0137329

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Deployment of seismic and thermal
monitoring equipment on and around
TAG hydrothermal mound. Retrieval
of fluid and biological samples from TAG vents.

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz Transducer
XBT SystemRefrigerator
Chest Freezer
CTD/Rosette System-70 Deg Freezer
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) Yes

Long baseline (LBL) transponder navigation? Yes No. of xpndrs/nets: 3-4/1
Ultra-short baseline (USBL) navigation?
Doppler/GPS navigation?

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


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
20' lab van
    Location
negotiable
    Water
no
    Power
yes

Anticipated standard oceanographic cable use:

Instruments(s)
Instrument Weight(s)
Maximum Depth
    Conducting hydro
pinger/acoustic release
~4000 m
    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?

If yes, please provide details:
Will there be special requirements for:

    Electrical power
    Equipment handling
    Inter/intraship communications
    Science stowage

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
    Radioisotopes
No
    Isotope van
No

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?


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: 11/07/2002 10:45 AM