ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2238Date:07/24/90
Cruise:AII-125Leg:10
Chief Scientist:JOHNSONOperations Area:JUAN DE FUCA RIDGE
Latitude:48-00.6NLongitude:129-10.8W
Pilot:D. FOSTERObserver 1:MARK HOLMES
Observer 2:JANET PARISO
Launch Time:0828Time Submerged:8:01
Recovery Time:1629Bottom Time:
Depth:2251 metersPurpose:GEOLOGY
Sponsor:ONRData:
Still Images:1 Reel(s) 35mm color film Moving Images:3 8mm video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Basalt lava, Sea cucumbers, Soft sediment, Urchins, Vent fish, Mn. crusts, Jellyfish, RaysSampled:ALVIN navigation, Basalt lava, Magnetometer records, Soft sediment, Mn. Crusts
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Some interference with X-Y navigation was caused by the Benthic camera firing faster than 60 sec. One hand held tape recorder malfunctioned a couple of times by stopping a few seconds after recording started. This is the one with the missing battery compartment door.