ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2709Date:01/24/94
Chief Scientist:MACDONALD/FOXOperations Area:EAST PACIFIC RISE - 9-10N
Pilot:P. HickeyObserver 1:Blee Williams
Observer 2:Rob Pockalny
Launch Time:0829Time Submerged:7:06
Time on Surface:1535Bottom Time:
Depth:2941 metersPurpose:GEOLOGY
Sponsor:ONRData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2196-2197, 2331-2799, data transferred from 3.5" diskette(s)
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 2709-10Moving Images:4 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Basalt lava, Magnetometer records, Midwater organisms, Non-vent fish, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Sponges, Urchins, Other(GO)Sampled:
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Large vertebrate( ~10m high) like sponges; numerous sponges on(?) one of the scarps.