ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2474Date:12/07/91
Cruise:AII-125Leg:35
Chief Scientist:MULLINEAUX/VAN DOVEROperations Area:EAST PACIFIC RISE
Latitude:09-49.41NLongitude:104-17.46W
Pilot:C. Van DoverObserver 1:Paul Mccaffrey
Observer 2:Karen Jacobsen
Launch Time:0804Time Submerged:8:56
Time on Surface:1700Bottom Time:
Depth:2526 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:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Clams, Hi temp vents, (~100%) Lo temp vents, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Sponges, Tube worms, Urchins, Vent fish, Xenophyophores, Other-dandelions, barnacles (neolepos)Sampled:ALVIN navigation, Temperature records
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Dive starts at "Dudley's Pillar" - a pillar in collapse pit covered with tube worms. At end of dive, at mussel bed. Sampling emphasis on zooplankton swarms.