ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2968Date:08/06/95
Cruise:AII-132Leg:11
Chief Scientist:MOTTLOperations Area:CASCADIA BASIN
Latitude:47-42.72NLongitude:127-47.44W
Pilot:M. HeintzObserver 1:Mike Mottl
Observer 2:Frank Sansone
Launch Time:1111Time Submerged:5:54
Time on Surface:1705Bottom Time:2:13
Depth:2649 metersPurpose:GEOLOGY/BIOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2950-3744, data transferred from 3.5" diskettes
Still Images:2 Reels 35mm color film Incl. Dives 2966-69Moving Images:2 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Basalt lava, (?) Inactive vent deposits, (?) Midwater organisms, Non-vent fish, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Soft sediment, Sponges, Urchins, Other(NO)Sampled:ALVIN navigation, Basalt lava, (?) Inactive vent deposits, (?) Octopus, Soft sediment, Sponges
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Remarks:Abundant filter feederson 70-m-high hill (Basalt outcrop)