ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3350Date:02/09/99
Cruise:AT-03Leg:31
Chief Scientist:SINTON/VAN DOVEROperations Area:SOUTHERN EAST PACIFIC RISE
Latitude:18-41.520SLongitude:113-25.500W
Pilot:B. WatersObserver 1:Eric Bergmanis
Observer 2:Ken Rubin
Launch Time:07:58Time Submerged:9:05
Time on Surface:16:53Bottom Time:5:19
Depth:2681 metersPurpose:GEOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:2 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 3343-65
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Moving Images:6 Hi8 video tape(s)
incl. 3-3chip
Observed:Anemones, Basalt lava, Clams, Crabs, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea stars, Soft sediment, Sponges, Vent fishSampled:ALVIN navigation, Basalt lava, Crabs, Mussels
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Large concentrations of organisms and 2 very large (76 m tall) hydrothermal chimneys in unnavigated saturn securing(?) dive.