ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:4855Date:11/25/16
Chief Scientist:GreggOperations Area:EPR Abyssal Hill
Pilot:B. WatersObserver 1:Logan Driscoll
Observer 2:Matt Smith
Launch Time:14:05Time Submerged:6:33
Time on Surface:20:38Bottom Time:3:27
Depth:2960 metersPurpose:Geology
Still Images: Moving Images:1 LTO-5 Data Cartridge
Observed:Anemones, Carbonates, Non-vent fish, Sea cucumbers, Soft sediment, Sponges, Tube worms, UrchinsSampled:Basalt lava, Carbonates
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Remarks:Scrubber problem, dive aborted; Site Description: Oasis 2016; Dive Highlights: landed ~200m SW of WP 1 proceeded towards WP1 after trimming. Sampled basalts near WP 1 and 2. Helf way towards WP 3 scrubbed drive due to scrubber problems. Between WP 2 and 3 saw some Hydrothermal sediment and biology associated with sediment.