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Requests to Use Alvin, 1977-1994


Scope and Content Note

These requests were maintained by the Marine Operations Office and cover the years 1977-1994. The proposals were submitted to the UNOLS Review Committee, which reviewed the proposals and determined which should be approved. Alvin dives were then scheduled. Some requests contain drafts of proposals to the UNOLS Review Committee. For two years, 1979 and 1981, Alvin/Lulu Operations Summaries are included.


  • 1977-1994

Language of Materials

From the Record Group:

The records are in



Restricted: materials may only be viewed by the Office of Origin or with permission of the Archivist.


3.25 boxes (4 linear feet)


Folders are arranged chronologically.

Acquistion Information

Rick Chandler sent these files to the Archives in February 1999.

Processing Information

The requests had been maintained in notebooks that were disassembled and placed in folders.

Repository Details

Part of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Data Library and Archives Repository