ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:4949Date:05/24/18
Cruise:AT-40Leg:02
Chief Scientist:KurzOperations Area:Popping Rocks Ridge, MAR
Latitude:13-43.710NLongitude:045-00.954W
Pilot:M. SkowronskiObserver 1:Eric Mittelstaedt
Observer 2:Darin Schwarz
Launch Time:10:17Time Submerged:8:31
Time on Surface:18:48Bottom Time:5:20
Depth:3878 metersPurpose:Geology
Sponsor:NSFData:
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Observed:Basalt lava, Midwater organisms, Non-vent fish, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Soft sediment, SpongesSampled:Basalt lava, Soft sediment
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Remarks:Dive Highlights: Squid, basalt pillows, fissure, and faults in rift valley.