Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: OCEANUS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Plueddemann/McCartney
    Affiliation:
WHOI
    Address:
Clark 202A, MS-29
    Phone:
x2789
    Email:
aplueddemann@whoi.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:28 March 2001
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
1
Arrival port & date:08 April 2001
Op area:NW equatorial Atl.
Lat/Lon:15N, 51W
Depth range:5000 m
    Will the vessel be operating within 200 NM of a foreign country?
    Which country?
    Are visas or special travel documents required?

Funding agency:
      NOAA
Specify:

Grant or contract number: NA87RJo445

    Science objectives/activities planned:
Surface mooring deployment, including
bottom depth survey, CTDs and met
observations at the deployment site.

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
    12 kHz Transducer
CTD/Rosette System

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? Yes

    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: 1


Science Van #1
Science Van #2
Science Van #3
    Type/size
20' container
    Location
TBD
    Water
No
    Power
No

Anticipated standard oceanographic cable use:

Instruments(s)
Instrument Weight(s)
Maximum Depth
    Conducting hydro
shipboard CTD
    Steel hydro
no
    Steel trawl
mooring operations
    .681" fiber optic
no
    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
No
    Equipment handling
No
    Inter/intraship communications
No
    Science stowage
Yes

If yes to any of the above, please identify: Interest in stowing/trasporting some gear upon departure from WHOI in January

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: 09/01/2000 01:03 PM