ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2397Date:06/23/91
Cruise:AII-125Leg:27
Chief Scientist:MULLINEAUXOperations Area:FIEBERLING SEAMOUNT
Latitude:32-27.8NLongitude:127-49.1W
Pilot:C. Van DoverObserver 1:Lauren Mullineaux
Observer 2:Lisa Levin
Launch Time:0804Time Submerged:8:03
Time on Surface:1607Bottom Time:
Depth:644 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY
Sponsor:ONRData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2196-2197, 2331-2799, data transferred from 3.5" diskette(s)
Still Images:1 Reel(s) 35mm color film Moving Images:2 8mm video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Basalt lava, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Soft sediment, Sponges, Urchins, Other(NO)Sampled:ALVIN navigation
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Lots of mechanical problems - camers, data readouts, manipulator, lights, video recorder(maybe), but none that severly impacted science. Pilot did a nice job, especially considering lack of navigation and mechanical troubles.