ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:4948Date:05/23/18
Cruise:AT-40Leg:02
Chief Scientist:KurzOperations Area:Popping Rocks Ridge, MAR
Latitude:13-48.758NLongitude:044-58.509W
Pilot:J. GrauObserver 1:Mark Kurz
Observer 2:Emmanuel Codillo
Launch Time:10:08Time Submerged:8:45
Time on Surface:18:53Bottom Time:6:03
Depth:3464 metersPurpose:Geology
Sponsor:NSFData:
Still Images: Moving Images:
Observed:Anemones, Basalt lava, Non-vent fish, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Soft sediment, Sponges, Vent fish, CoralSampled:Basalt lava, Soft sediment
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Dive Highlights: First we were able to get samples from the western side of the core complex. We were also able to collect sample from the morphologically distinct (?) terrain on the west of the core complex.