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DSV Alvin


Alvin (DSV-2) is a manned deep-ocean research submersible owned by the United States ... Type: Deep-submergence vehicle. Tonnage: 17 t (17 long tons).

Human Occupied Vehicle Alvin : Woods Hole Oceanographic ...


Alvin during its 2014 science verification cruise in the Gulf of Mexico. The submersible has safely transported over 2,500 researchers on more than 4,800 dives ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=What Kind of Submersible Is Alvin&v=a5aQ4W9GbpU
Oct 29, 2014 ... It's the only deep-diving research submersible in the United States, and nearly 50 years after its first expedition it's getting an upgrade. Take an ...

Submersible Alvin - Expeditions at the University of Delaware


Today, scientists are making exciting discoveries about the ocean, thanks to deep-sea submersibles such as Alvin. Owned by the U.S. Navy and operated for the ...

Alvin the Deep Sea Submersible is Half a Century Old! - Earth & Space


Aug 9, 2014 ... Soon, the submersible earned its name: Alvin, in honour of Allyn Vine, a WHOI scientist who got the idea started at a conference in 1956. Alvin ...

Upgraded Alvin submersible sets sail - Gizmag


May 28, 2013 ... After almost half a century in service, the revamped Alvin submersible is once again heading for deep water. View gallery (9 images).

Deep-sea research: Dive master : Nature News & Comment


Sep 12, 2012 ... The US flagship submersible Alvin is getting a partial upgrade. But deep-sea exploration faces some rough water.

Incredible Technology: How to Explore the Deep Sea - Live Science


Jul 15, 2013 ... From underwater robots to submersible vehicles, technology has ... One of the world's first deep-sea human submersibles, Alvin, was built in ...

submersible - Infoplease


In 1954 one of the first types of submersible, the bathyscaphe, was designed and ... In 1974 the Alvin and two French submersibles, the Archimède and Cyana, ...

Alvin, the Ocean Explorer | Flashback | OZY


Oct 3, 2014 ... After 50 years of exploring the ocean, Alvin has responded to national crises ... submersible in the 1950s during a symposium on deep-sea study. ... “I find it difficult to imagine what kind of instrument should have been put on ...

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NOAA Ocean Explorer: Technology: Submersibles: Alvin


Alvin was the first deep-sea submersible capable of carrying passengers, usually a pilot and two observers. Its first untethered dive measured 35 ft. Now, after ...

Scientists Explore the Ocean in Alvin | Smithsonian Ocean Portal


Take a tour of the Alvin, a three-person submersible that allows scientists to explore the depths of the ocean. This is an excerpt from the full Deep Ocean ...

Deep Submersible Alvin - George Stetten's Home Page


The deep submersible Alvin allows each scientist to glimpse the ocean floor through ... The three kinds of Alvin's onboard computers, Collectors, Listeners, and ...