ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:4505Date:02/26/09
Chief Scientist:LevinOperations Area:Costa Rica Mound 11
Pilot:M. SpearObserver 1:Mike Skowronski
Observer 2:Greg Rouse
Launch Time:14:31Time Submerged:8:24
Time on Surface:22:55Bottom Time:7:14
Depth:1045 metersPurpose:Biology/Geology
Still Images:2 SD cards Moving Images:2 DVcam tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Carbonates, Clams, Cold seep, Midwater organisms, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Soft sediment, Tube worms, Vent fishSampled:ALVIN navigation, Bacterial mats, Clams, CTD records, Mussels, Short baseline nav, Temperature records
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Remarks:Cold seeps similar to Gulf of Mexico