ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2800Date:07/20/94
Chief Scientist:LUTZ/CHILDRESSOperations Area:GORDA RIDGE - Escanaba Trough
Pilot:R. GrieveObserver 1:Richard Lutz
Observer 2:Peter Girguis
Launch Time:0808Time Submerged:8:33
Time on Surface:1641Bottom Time:
Depth:3317 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2800-2950, data transferred from 3.5" diskettes
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 2799-2800Moving Images:4 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Octopus, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Soft sediment, Sponges, Tube wormsSampled:Anemones, Other worms, Snails/Limpets, Sponges, Tube worms
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Remarks:Up to 64 degree c. at vent with 6x marker. Sulfide mounds, hot water & temps to 64 degree c.