ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3247Date:07/18/98
Cruise:AT-03Leg:23
Chief Scientist:COWENOperations Area:JUAN DE FUCA RIDGE
Latitude:45-55.878NLongitude:129-59.219W
Pilot:D. FosterObserver 1:James Cowen
Observer 2:Robert Embley
Launch Time:08:02Time Submerged:9:00
Time on Surface:17:02Bottom Time:7:19
Depth:1537 metersPurpose:LEXEN VENT STUDIES
Sponsor:NSF/NOAAData:1 CD-ROM 2-8mm tapes incl. 3240-54
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 3246-3247Moving Images:8 Hi8 video tape(s)
incl. 4-3 chip
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Clams, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Midwater organisms, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Sponges, Tube worms, Vent fish, Fe Mn depositsSampled:CTD records, Lo temp vents, Other worms, Tube worms, Gravity
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:New diffuse? venting/recently decreased/ terminated venting at other sites(tube worm colonies dead and dying).