ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:4854Date:11/21/16
Chief Scientist:GreggOperations Area:EPR NEEPR Seamount
Pilot:J. GrauObserver 1:Ian Ridley
Observer 2:Yan Zhan
Launch Time:13:59Time Submerged:7:59
Time on Surface:21:58Bottom Time:5:24
Depth:2487 metersPurpose:Geology
Still Images: Moving Images:1 LTO-5 Data Cartridge
Observed:Anemones, Basalt lava, Bedforms, Mn nodules, Non-vent fish, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Soft sediment, SpongesSampled:Basalt lava, Soft sediment
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Remarks:Site Description: Oasis 2016; Dive Highlights: The western slope of the "pancake" seamount is covered by lots of talus breccia and think sediments. A steep wall found just west to the waypoint 7 may be generated by tectonics.