ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2308Date:11/04/90
Chief Scientist:BERELSONOperations Area:SANTA CRUZ BASIN
Pilot:P. HickeyObserver 1:Paola Giordani
Observer 2:Douglas Hammond
Launch Time:0814Time Submerged:6:11
Time on Surface:1425Bottom Time:
Depth:1865 metersPurpose:GEOCHEMISTRY
Still Images:1 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 2306-12Moving Images:2 8mm video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Sponges, Xenophyophores(?)Sampled:ALVIN navigation, Temperature records
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Very good dive. Experiments deployed and recovered quickly and with no problem. three good tube cores recovered. Lander observed in operation. Well piloted. Great light show in water column during descent.