ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2406Date:07/13/91
Cruise:AII-125Leg:29
Chief Scientist:DELANEY/SCHULTZOperations Area:JUAN DE FUCA RIDGE
Latitude:47-58.2NLongitude:129-05.1W
Pilot:D. FosterObserver 1:Veronique Robigou
Observer 2:Wayne Colony
Launch Time:0810Time Submerged:8:23
Time on Surface:1633Bottom Time:
Depth:2192 metersPurpose:GEOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2196-2197, 2331-2799, data transferred from 3.5" diskette(s)
Still Images:1 Reel(s) 35mm color film Moving Images:3 8mm video tape(s)
Observed:Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Other worms, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Soft sediment, Sponges, Tube worms, Other(NO)Sampled:ALVIN navigation, Hi temp vents, Other worms, Snails/Limpets, Temperature records, Tube worms
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Remarks:Accomplished every goal of dive. Survey of North vent field, sampling of 3 black smokers (water), sampling of 1 flange, characterization of 3 sulfide structures.