ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3177Date:12/03/97
Cruise:AT-03Leg:11
Chief Scientist:CHAVE/CHILDRESSOperations Area:EAST PACIFIC RISE - 9N Biotransect
Latitude:09-46.201NLongitude:104-16.589W
Pilot:M. HeintzObserver 1:Alan Chave
Observer 2:Cordelia Arndt
Launch Time:08:11Time Submerged:8:31
Time on Surface:16:42Bottom Time:5:11
Depth:2515 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY/GEOPHYSICS
Sponsor:NSFData: 1 CD-Rom incl. dives 3171-3193
Still Images: 2 reels 35mm color film
incl. dives 3171-3181
Moving Images:
Observed:Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Clams, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Mussels, Octopus, Tube worms, Vent fishSampled:Bacterial mats, Hi temp vents, Mussels, Tube worms
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Located V vent - recently "barbequed" tube worms being heavily scavenged; no sign of recent eruption