Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Bernadette Sloyan (Lynne talley)
    Affiliation:
CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research
    Address:
GPO Box 1538
Hobart, TAS 7001
Australia
    Phone:
+61 3 6232 5109
    Email:
Bernadette.Sloyan@csiro.au
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:01/29/2006
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
43
Arrival port & date:03/14/2006
Op area:SP9A
Lat/Lon:62S-45S, 103W-72W
Depth range:0-6200m
    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-0327544

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Austral summer survey of deep winter mixed layer region and Subantarctic and Polar Fronts, using standard hydrographic casts, XCTDs, ADCP and LADCP, meteorology, underway pCO2

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
XBT System

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? Yes

    Critical MET sensors:
    Critical CTD sensors:
ODF to supply CTD sensors

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

Long baseline (LBL) transponder navigation? No. of xpndrs/nets:
Ultra-short baseline (USBL) navigation?
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
    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?

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

    Electrical power
    Equipment handling
Yes
    Inter/intraship communications
    Science stowage

If yes to any of the above, please identify: Clean air sampling may be required. Working in high southern latitude, shelter for rosette sampling

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?
Hazardous materials (chemical used in water sample analysis. ODF will remove/disose of chemical will be disposed/remove for ship at completion of cruise.