ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2626Date:07/10/93
Chief Scientist:GRASSLEOperations Area:DUMP SITE 106
Latitude:39-20.0NLongitude: 70-39.8W
Pilot:P. HickeyObserver 1:Steve Smith
Observer 2:Russell Hill
Launch Time:0842Time Submerged:8:21
Time on Surface:1703Bottom Time:
Depth:2621 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY
Sponsor:NOAAData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2196-2197, 2331-2799, data transferred from 3.5" diskette(s) inc 1 ACNAV
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 2626-33Moving Images:3 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Non-vent fish, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Soft sediment, UrchinsSampled:
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Lots of biocaminescence from 400m, peaked at 800m but continued to bootom(2616m). Flat bottom, soft sediment with many burrows.