ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3426Date:07/07/99
Cruise:AT-03Leg:35B
Chief Scientist:TORRESOperations Area:OREGON MARGIN
Latitude:44-40.02NLongitude:125-05.92W
Pilot:B. WatersObserver 1:Marta Torres
Observer 2:Gisela Winckler
Launch Time:08:09Time Submerged:6:20
Time on Surface:14:29Bottom Time:5:08
Depth:590 metersPurpose:GEOCHEMISTRY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 3421-3430
Still Images:1 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 3422-3429Moving Images:6 Hi8 video tape(s)
Incl. 3-3chip
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Carbonates, Clams, Cold seep, Non-vent fish, Sea stars, Soft sediment, gasSampled:ALVIN navigation, Carbonates, Cold seep, Soft sediment, gas
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Remarks:Active gas seeps (CH4) associated with hydrates were observed. Episodic discharge- hydrate formed on core liner when collected bubbles.