ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2301Date:10/21/90
Chief Scientist:LEVINOperations Area:FIEBERLING SEAMOUNT
Pilot:P. HickeyObserver 1:Elizabeth Garland
Observer 2:Janusz Burczynski
Launch Time:0759Time Submerged:7:41
Time on Surface:1540Bottom Time:
Depth:513 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 2297-2304Moving Images:3 8mm video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Basalt lava, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Soft sediment, Sponges, Other(NO)Sampled:ALVIN navigation, Anemones, Sea stars, Temperature records
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Remarks:Final location prior to ascent ofers quite divergent Geology - lots of gulley, creviases, boulders, ledges diverse found. Currents extremely strong during 2nd net tow & throughout rest of dive.