ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3121Date:07/11/97
Chief Scientist:VRIJENHOEKOperations Area:MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE - Rainbow
Pilot:M. HeintzObserver 1:Rich Lutz
Observer 2:Yves Fouquet
Launch Time:11:22Time Submerged:7:41
Time on Surface:19:03Bottom Time:4:40
Depth:2330 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 3116-33
1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2950-3744, data transferred from 3.5" diskettes
Still Images:2 Reels 35mm color film Incl. Dives 3120-22Moving Images:4 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Shrimp, Soft sediment, Brachyuran crabsSampled:Mussels, Shrimp, Brachyuran crabs
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Remarks:JOINT ALVIN/NAUTILE DIVE. First encounter of 2 submersibles from 2 countries on bottom of ocean.