ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3422Date:07/03/99
Chief Scientist:TORRESOperations Area:OREGON MARGIN
Pilot:B. WatersObserver 1:Marta Torres
Observer 2:Gerhard Bohrmann
Launch Time:08:06Time Submerged:7:40
Time on Surface:15:46Bottom Time:6:11
Depth:816 metersPurpose:GEOCHEMISTRY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 3421-3430
Still Images:3 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 3421-3429Moving Images:6 Hi8 video tape(s)
Incl. 3-3chip
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Carbonates, Clams, Cold seep, Midwater organisms, Non-vent fish, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Soft sediment, Sponges, Vent fishSampled:ALVIN navigation, Bacterial mats, Carbonates, Clams, Cold seep, Soft sediment
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Remarks:Hydrate at seafloor associated with bacterial mats and clam colonies; top of large biotherm is still active, mats and carbonates.