Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: KNORR
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Maurice E. Simard
    Affiliation:
Naval Undersea Warfare Ctr Div Npt
    Address:
1176 Howell Street
Newport, RI 02841-1708
    Phone:
401-832-8751
    Email:
simardme@npt,nuwc.navy.mil
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:August 21, 2001
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
21 days
Arrival port & date:August 24, 2001
Op area:Charleston Op Area
Lat/Lon:
Depth range:100-200 Fathoms
    Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country?
    Which country?
    Are visas or special travel documents required?

Funding agency:
      ONR/Navy
Specify:

Grant or contract number:

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Lightweight Broadband Variable Depth Sonar Demonstration Sea Test 1 preceded by mechanical trials.

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
XBT System
Salinometer

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

Will you be using portable science vans? Yes How many: 3-4


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
Standard 20 foot van
Standard 20 foot van
3-4 Power Generator ??
    Location
Aft Deck
Aft Deck
Aft Deck
    Water
No
No
No
    Power
TBD
TBD
.5-.75 megawatt transmit

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?
Number of conductors:
    Do you need non-standard wire?
If 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
Yes
    Equipment handling
Yes
    Inter/intraship communications
Yes
    Science stowage
Yes

If yes to any of the above, please identify: Exact Requirements being defined.

Will any of the following items be used on board?

    Explosive devices
    Portable air compressors
    Flammable gases
    Radioisotopes
    Isotope van

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:
The actual period of use of the ship would be from July 30, 2001 to September 25, 2001. This will allow for 2 weeks installation,one week equipment removal, 7 day mechanical trial including 2 days transit to and from deep water site, and a three week test period on site. The actual demonstration test will include submarine operations and may require a transponder field for one of the submarines. The acoustic data and displays will be classified Secret. The processing and display subsystem will be housed inside the ship. An underwater telephone for submarine operations for emergency use will be required. This will be provided by the Navy if the KNORR does not have one.

Date Submitted: 11/08/99 08:43 AM