ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:4686Date:03/31/14
Chief Scientist:JoyeOperations Area:Gulf of Mexico - MC118
Pilot:B. StrickrottObserver 1:Mandy Joye
Observer 2:Joe Montoya
Launch Time:14:52Time Submerged:4:45
Time on Surface:19:37Bottom Time:3:35
Depth:904 metersPurpose:Biology/Chemistry
Still Images: Moving Images:1 LTO-5 Data Cartridge
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Carbonates, Clams, Cold seep, Midwater organisms, Non-vent fish, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Vent fish, CoralsSampled:Carbonates
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Remarks:Stbd battery ground; Site Description: MC118 is a natural hydrocarbon seep; Science Supplied Equipment Samples: Push cores, niskin bottles; Other: Carbonate; Dive Highlights: Sleeping dragon hydrate mound with ice worms, gas jets