ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3887Date:06/06/03
Chief Scientist:AdkinsOperations Area:Muir Seamount
Pilot:B. StrickrottObserver 1:Jess Adkins
Observer 2:Laura Robinson
Launch Time:11:03Time Submerged:8:21
Time on Surface:19:24Bottom Time:5:25
Depth:2647 metersPurpose:Geopaleontology
Still Images: Moving Images:6 DVcam tape(s)
Observed:Sea cucumbers, Urchins, Sea stars, Sponges, Anemones, Xenophyophores, Non-vent fish, Basalt lava, Carbonates, Soft sedimentSampled:Urchins, Sponges, Magnetometer records, ALVIN navigation
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Remarks:Deep sea coral at bottom of ledges. Much harder to find fossil corals than on main ridge