Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: OCEANUS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Glen Gawarkiewicz
    Affiliation:
WHOI
    Address:
Mail Stop #21
WHOI
Woods Hole, MA 02543
    Phone:
(508) 289-2913
    Email:
gleng@whoi.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:January 15, 2005
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
21
Arrival port & date:January 13, 2005
Op area:Cape Hatteras
Lat/Lon:36 N, 75 W
Depth range:30 m - 1000 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: 0327249

    Science objectives/activities planned:
High resolution hydrographic surveys of continental shelf and slope north of Cape Hatteras and deployment of shallow water mooring array

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
CTD/Rosette System
Salinometer

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise? Yes

    Critical MET sensors:
    Critical CTD sensors:
fluorometer, transmissometer

Do you need Seabeam? (AT and KN only) No

Long baseline (LBL) transponder navigation? No No. of xpndrs/nets:
Ultra-short baseline (USBL) navigation? No
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
CTD, fluorometer, transm
standard
1000 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
No
    Equipment handling
No
    Inter/intraship communications
Yes
    Science stowage
No

If yes to any of the above, please identify: Multi-ship operation with RV Savannah and a NMFS vessel

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?