ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3221Date:05/22/98
Chief Scientist:MULLINEAUXOperations Area:EAST PACIFIC RISE - 9N Biotransect
Pilot:S. FaluoticoObserver 1:Hunter Lenihan
Observer 2:Mircea Podar
Launch Time:08:18Time Submerged:8:39
Time on Surface:16:58Bottom Time:5:38
Depth:2494 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2950-3744, data transferred from 3.5" diskettes
1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 3211-24
Still Images: Moving Images:6 Hi8 video tape(s)
incl. 3-3chip
Observed:Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Clams, Lo temp vents, Other worms, Tube wormsSampled:Crabs, Mussels, Shrimp, Blocks(?)
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Many collapses of the substrata around the caldera. The collapses occurred within last 3 years.