ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3347Date:02/06/99
Cruise:AT-03Leg:31
Chief Scientist:SINTON/VAN DOVEROperations Area:SOUTHERN EAST PACIFIC RISE
Latitude:18-34.897SLongitude:113-24.803W
Pilot:D. FosterObserver 1:Bill Ryan
Observer 2:Mario Aigner-Torres
Launch Time:08:05Time Submerged:9:13
Time on Surface:17:18Bottom Time:5:56
Depth:2657 metersPurpose:GEOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:2 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 3343-65
Still Images:3 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 3347-48Moving Images:6 Hi8 video tape(s)
incl. 3-3chip
Observed:Anemones, Basalt lava, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Snails/Limpets, Soft sediment, Vent fish, (speyell) Shrimp, sea ponsSampled:ALVIN navigation, Basalt lava, Magnetometer records, Temperature records, (low temp sensor) other(mesotech)
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Lots of hydrothermal staining on fissure walls; the floor of rift is a massive flow of lobats, sheets and pillows.