ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:4942Date:05/17/18
Cruise:AT-40Leg:02
Chief Scientist:KurzOperations Area:Popping Rocks Ridge, MAR
Latitude:13-45.702NLongitude:045-00.856W
Pilot:J. GrauObserver 1:Mark Kurz
Observer 2:Adam Soule
Launch Time:11:23Time Submerged:7:38
Time on Surface:19:01Bottom Time:4:33
Depth:3895 metersPurpose:Geology
Sponsor:NSFData:
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Observed:Basalt lava, Midwater organisms, Non-vent fish, Sea cucumbers, Soft sediment, SpongesSampled:Basalt lava, Soft sediment
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Remarks:Dive Highlights: Collected 11 rock samples, 2 anaerobic rock samples, 4 Alvin push pores. Observed pillow lava, fissures, talus.