ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3153Date:10/31/97
Chief Scientist:LUTZOperations Area:EAST PACIFIC RISE - 9N Biotransect
Pilot:R. WilliamsObserver 1:Rich Lutz
Observer 2:Will Handley
Launch Time:09:15Time Submerged:7:48
Time on Surface:17:03Bottom Time:4:20
Depth:2509 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData: 1 CD-Rom incl. dives 3153-70
1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2950-3744, data transferred from 3.5" diskettes
Still Images: 2 reels 35mm color film incl.
dives 3153-60
Moving Images:5 Hi8 video tape(s)
incl. 1 Macro. and 2 dupes. 2-HDTV Hi8 videos, irreg. numbering
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Tube worms, Vent fishSampled:Bacterial mats
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Dramatic biological and geological changes since 1995. Macro tape