ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2480Date:12/13/91
Cruise:AII-125Leg:35
Chief Scientist:MULLINEAUX/VAN DOVEROperations Area:EAST PACIFIC RISE
Latitude:09-30.91NLongitude:104-15.02W
Pilot:R. GrieveObserver 1:Lisa Garland
Observer 2:John Runstroler
Launch Time:0802Time Submerged:9:04
Time on Surface:1706Bottom Time:
Depth:2585 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2196-2197, 2331-2799, data transferred from 3.5" diskette(s)
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Moving Images:3 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Basalt lava, Clams, Crabs, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Midwater organisms, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Sponges, Tube worms, Urchins, Vent fish, XenophyophoresSampled:CTD records, Temperature records
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:ODP-X site w/mussels, clams & diffuse flow; large fissures in the rocks - quite spectacular landscape/geology. Entrainment studies North in graben - old smoker sites, 1-2 active ones, large columns/pilars. Great! Friday 13th dive!