ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3491Date:11/19/99
Cruise:AT-03Leg:43
Chief Scientist:LUTZOperations Area:EAST PACIFIC RISE - 9N Biotransect
Latitude:09-49.68NLongitude:104-17.37W
Pilot:B. WatersObserver 1:Will Handley
Observer 2:Mike Degruy
Launch Time:08:09Time Submerged:8:51
Time on Surface:17:00Bottom Time:6:21
Depth:2490 metersPurpose:IMAGING
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 3488-3502
1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2950-3744, data transferred from 3.5" diskettes
Still Images:1 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 3491-3496Moving Images:3 Hi8 video tape(s)
3 HDTV Hi8 dub(restricted), 3 30/macro Hi8 dub (restricted)
Observed:Anemones, Basalt lava, Lo temp vents, Midwater organisms, Mussels, Octopus, Snails/Limpets, Tube worms, Vent fishSampled:ALVIN navigation
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:High definition images of vent ecosystem is superb.