ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2376Date:05/07/91
Chief Scientist:FORNARIOperations Area:EAST PACIFIC RISE - Siqueiros Transform
Pilot:P. HickeyObserver 1:John Casey
Observer 2:Margo Edwards
Launch Time:0802Time Submerged:8:27
Time on Surface:1629Bottom Time:
Depth:3110 metersPurpose:GEOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2196-2197, 2331-2799, data transferred from 3.5" diskette
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 2375-77Moving Images:3 8mm video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Basalt lava, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Soft sediment, Sponges, Vent fishSampled:ALVIN navigation, Basalt lava, CTD records, Temperature records
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Test strip showed "reflective" looking exposures on the center of the frames. Water instrusion on this dive at bottom of camerahousing. Suspect water refraction of strobe allowed light inside housing. Next dive(2377) test strip showed no problem with water removed.