ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3890Date:06/11/03
Chief Scientist:AdkinsOperations Area:Manning Seamount
Pilot:R. WilliamsObserver 1:Dan Scheirer
Observer 2:Alex Gagnon
Launch Time:11:24Time Submerged:7:39
Time on Surface:19:03Bottom Time:5:41
Depth:2003 metersPurpose:Geopaleontology
Still Images: Moving Images:6 DVcam tape(s)
Observed:Sea cucumbers, Urchins, Sea stars, Sponges, Anemones, Xenophyophores, Non-vent fish, Midwater organisms, Coral (living and fossil), Basalt lava, Soft sediment, BedformsSampled:Sea stars, Sponges, Coral (living and fossil), Magnetometer records, ALVIN navigation (doppler), Temperature records
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Remarks:"Garden of Eden" of fauna found on small knoll east of Manning smt. plateau