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January 27, 2020

Alvin makes its 5,000th dive

On Nov. 25, 2018, the deep-sea submersible Alvin reached another milestone in its long career when the sub made its 5,000th dive during an expedition to the Guaymas Basin.

Alvin is supported by the National Science Foundation.

To learn more about this research, see the Woods Hole news story Alvin submersible makes 5,000th dive. (Date image taken: May 21, 2018; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Jan. 27, 2020)

Credit: Photo by Luis Lamar, ©Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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