ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3343Date:02/02/99
Cruise:AT-03Leg:31
Chief Scientist:SINTON/VAN DOVEROperations Area:SOUTHERN EAST PACIFIC RISE
Latitude:18-36.393SLongitude:113-23.764W
Pilot:R. WilliamsObserver 1:John Sinton
Observer 2:Cindy Van Dover
Launch Time:08:05Time Submerged:8:56
Time on Surface:17:01Bottom Time:5:22
Depth:2675 metersPurpose:GEOLOGY/BIOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:2 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 3343-65
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 3343-44Moving Images:6 Hi8 video tape(s)
incl. 3-3chip
Observed:Anemones, Basalt lava, Clams, Crabs, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Midwater organisms, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Tube worms, Vent fish, (comatulids-very abundant above bottom) Mussels, other(tunicates), barnaclesSampled:ALVIN navigation, Basalt lava, Magnetometer records, Temperature records, barnacles
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Remarks:Lava channels