ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2312Date:11/08/90
Chief Scientist:BERELSONOperations Area:SAN NICHOLAS BASIN
Pilot:P. HickeyObserver 1:Douglas Hammond
Observer 2:Hong Chun Li
Launch Time:0831Time Submerged:7:28
Time on Surface:1559Bottom Time:
Depth:1757 metersPurpose:GEOCHEMISTRY
Still Images:1 Reel(s) 35mm color film Moving Images:3 8mm video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, (?) Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, SpongesSampled:ALVIN navigation-NF Good
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Free vehicle observed and released. Long steam to small chambers, but surface navigation of little use. Found by time differential of transponders. Two in-sub samplers filled. Good diving.