ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2970Date:08/09/95
Cruise:AII-132Leg:11
Chief Scientist:MOTTLOperations Area:CASCADIA BASIN
Latitude:47-42.44NLongitude:127-47.32W
Pilot:M. HeintzObserver 1:Geoff Wheat
Observer 2:Gary Massoth
Launch Time:0824Time Submerged:8:11
Time on Surface:1635Bottom Time:4:54
Depth:2617 metersPurpose:GEOLOGY/BIOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2950-3744, data transferred from 3.5" diskettes
Still Images:1 Reels 35mm color film Incl. Dives 2970-71Moving Images:3 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Basalt lava, Clams, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Non-vent fish, Octopus, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Soft sediment, Sponges, Vent fish, Other(NO)Sampled:Basalt lava, Clams, Cold seep, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Other worms, Soft sediment
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Remarks:First observations of venting at Ridgecrest flanks.