ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:4958Date:06/02/18
Cruise:AT-40Leg:02
Chief Scientist:KurzOperations Area:Popping Rocks Ridge, MAR
Latitude:14-56.280NLongitude:045-03.197W
Pilot:M. SkowronskiObserver 1:Eric Mittelstaedt
Observer 2:Darin Schwarz
Launch Time:09:59Time Submerged:8:53
Time on Surface:18:52Bottom Time:6:16
Depth:3173 metersPurpose:Geology
Sponsor:NSFData:
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Observed:Basalt lava, Midwater organisms, Non-vent fish, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Soft sediment, SpongesSampled:Basalt lava
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Remarks:Dive Highlights: Visited large inflation feature that had collapsed - spectactular landscape.