ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2715Date:02/09/94
Cruise:AII-131Leg:10
Chief Scientist:SILVEROperations Area:COSTA RICA ACCRETIONARY WEDGE
Latitude:09-42.67NLongitude: 86-04.66W
Pilot:R. GrieveObserver 1:Leslie Kahn
Observer 2:Marcus Langseth
Launch Time:0817Time Submerged:7:58
Time on Surface:1615Bottom Time:
Depth:3096 metersPurpose:GEOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2196-2197, 2331-2799, data transferred from 3.5" diskette(s)
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 2714-15Moving Images:4 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Carbonates, Clams, Cold seep, Crabs, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Midwater organisms, Non-vent fish, Octopus, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Shrimp, Soft sediment, Sponges, Tube worms, Urchins, Vent fish, Crinoids, Seapens, Live & dead calypt. clams-heat slow meas.Sampled:ALVIN navigation, Carbonates, Clams, Crabs, Lo temp vents, Soft sediment, Temperature records, Other(GO)
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Just south of mud diap. was active cold seep w/living chemosynthetic clams and numerous tube worms.