ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3349Date:02/08/99
Cruise:AT-03Leg:31
Chief Scientist:SINTON/VAN DOVEROperations Area:SOUTHERN EAST PACIFIC RISE
Latitude:18-36.498SLongitude:113-23.980W
Pilot:S. FaluoticoObserver 1:Cindy Van Dover
Observer 2:Marie-Helene Cormier
Launch Time:08:00Time Submerged:9:00
Time on Surface:17:00Bottom Time:5:32
Depth:2675 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY/GEOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:2 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 3343-65
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 3348-50Moving Images:6 Hi8 video tape(s)
incl. 3-3chip
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Clams, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Non-vent fish, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, (large phymorhyncus-like) Sponges, Vent fishSampled:ALVIN navigation, Bacterial mats, Lo temp vents, Magnetometer records, Mussels, Temperature records
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Last two hours of dive transit S, criss-crossing axial graben. Beginning of dive is mussel sampling.