ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2490Date:02/27/92
Chief Scientist:HAYMONOperations Area:EAST PACIFIC RISE
Pilot:D. FosterObserver 1:Dan Fornari
Observer 2:Margo Edwards
Launch Time:0823Time Submerged:8:34
Time on Surface:1657Bottom Time:
Depth:2680 metersPurpose:GEOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2196-2197, 2331-2799, data transferred from 3.5" diskette(s)
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Moving Images:3 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Basalt lava, Midwater organisms, Non-vent fish, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Soft sediment, Sponges, Urchins, XenophyophoresSampled:ALVIN navigation, CTD records
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Saw 1/2 dozen different lava flows plus off-axis faults, the first of which had apparently been active very recently.