ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:4538Date:09/05/09
Chief Scientist:Fisher/LeeOperations Area:Zone Bare Outcrop
Pilot:M. SpearObserver 1:Geoff Wheat
Observer 2:Beth Orcutt
Launch Time:14:04Time Submerged:5:20
Time on Surface:19:24Bottom Time:2:36
Depth:2615 metersPurpose:Biology/Chemistry
Still Images:2 SD cards Moving Images:4 DVcam tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Bedforms, Carbonates, Non-vent fish, Octopus, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Soft sediment, Sponges, Vent fish, Xenophyophores, Deep sea coralsSampled:Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Carbonates, Soft sediment
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Remarks:Tried to find seeps on Zona Bare. Lots of organisms including coral and octopus. Linear carbonate feature. Basaltic outcrop