Cruise Planning Questionnaire


Ship: OCEANUS
    Vehicle(s) required:
    Name of ship for ROV ops:
    Ch Sci:
Craig M. Lee
    Affiliation:
WHOI
    Address:
Physical Oceanography, MS-21
WHOI
Woods Hole, MA 02543
    Phone:
(508) 289-2541
    Email:
clee@whoi.edu
    POC / contact info:
Departure port & date:2 March 1997
    Distance to first station:
    Number of stations:
    Distance between stations:
    Total days on station:
Arrival port & date:12 March 1997
Op area:Georges Bank
Lat/Lon:southern flank
Depth range:40-200 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: OCE 96-32349

    Science objectives/activities planned:
SeaSoar operations to study detrainment processes on the southern edge of the bank

WHOI shipboard scientific instrumentation desired:
Salinometer

Is nighttime work anticipated on this cruise?

    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? 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?
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
Yes
    Equipment handling
    Inter/intraship communications
Yes
    Science stowage

If yes to any of the above, please identify: 220 for a SeaMac winch used for SeaSoar operation. Squawk box in main lab. Networking for computers.

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:
High quality (differntial or P-code) GPS, GPS heading (Ashtech) and the ship's ADCP are critical to the success of our work

Date Submitted: 01/08/97 09:34 AM