ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2169Date:12/08/89
Cruise:AII-124Leg:
Chief Scientist:RYANOperations Area:CARTERET CANYON
Latitude:38-49.6NLongitude: 72-44.9W
Pilot:D. FosterObserver 1:Kenneth Miller
Observer 2:David Twitchell
Launch Time:0831Time Submerged:6:01
Recovery Time:1432Bottom Time:
Depth:1555 metersPurpose:GEOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:
Still Images:1 Reel(s) 35mm color film Moving Images:2 8mm video tape(s)
Observed:Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Soft sediment, Sponges, UrchinsSampled:Soft sediment
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Excellent stratigraphic (sediment) coverage. Alvin can be used readily as a relatively precise strat. Sampling, too!