ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2238Date:07/24/90
Chief Scientist:JOHNSONOperations Area:JUAN DE FUCA RIDGE
Pilot:D. FosterObserver 1:Mark Holmes
Observer 2:Janet Pariso
Launch Time:0828Time Submerged:8:01
Time on Surface:1629Bottom Time:
Depth:2251 metersPurpose:GEOLOGY
Still Images:1 Reel(s) 35mm color film Moving Images:3 8mm video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Basalt lava, Sea cucumbers, Soft sediment, Urchins, Vent fish, Mn. crusts, Jellyfish, RaysSampled:ALVIN navigation, Basalt lava, Magnetometer records, Soft sediment, Mn. Crusts
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Some interference with X-Y navigation was caused by the Benthic camera firing faster than 60 sec. One hand held tape recorder malfunctioned a couple of times by stopping a few seconds after recording started. This is the one with the missing battery compartment door.