ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2587Date:05/04/93
Chief Scientist:VON HERZEN/RONAOperations Area:MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE - Tag Site
Latitude:26-08.2NLongitude: 44-49.6W
Pilot:P. HickeyObserver 1:Richard Von Herzen
Observer 2:Graeme Cairns
Launch Time:0809Time Submerged:8:42
Time on Surface:1651Bottom Time:
Depth:3669 metersPurpose:GEOPHYSICS
Sponsor:NSF/NOAAData: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 2584-89Moving Images:2 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Basalt lava, Carbonates, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Midwater organisms, Non-vent fish, Soft sediment, Vent fish, XenophyophoresSampled:Inactive vent deposits, Temperature records
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Saw quite a few man-made items(rope, etc.) on the bottom of the TAG mound.