ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2556Date:08/17/92
Cruise:AII-126Leg:2
Chief Scientist:GRASSLEOperations Area:DEEP WATER DUMP SITES
Latitude:38-54.6NLongitude: 72-07.7W
Pilot:T. ConnorsObserver 1:Fred Grassle
Observer 2:Bruce Brownawell
Launch Time:0804Time Submerged:6:58
Recovery Time:1502Bottom Time:
Depth:2833 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY
Sponsor:NURPData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2196-2197, 2331-2799, data transferred from 3.5" diskette(s)
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Moving Images:3 8mm video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Non-vent fish, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Shrimp, Soft sediment, Sponges, Urchins, Coral, RocksSampled:ALVIN navigation, Sea stars, Soft sediment, Urchins
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Rocks on depression rim - probable erosional area anthropagoric depris (cans, bottles, chests, bairballs, plastic) high densities of cucumbas, urchins.