ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3462Date:09/02/99
Cruise:AT-03Leg:38
Chief Scientist:FISHEROperations Area:ENDEAVOUR RIDGE
Latitude:47-57.73NLongitude:129-05.55W
Pilot:P. HickeyObserver 1:Bruce Strickrott
Observer 2:Doug Nelson
Launch Time:08:17Time Submerged:8:32
Time on Surface:16:49Bottom Time:6:06
Depth:2190 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY
Sponsor:NSF/NOAA/NURPData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 3453-3464
1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2950-3744, data transferred from 3.5" diskettes
Still Images:1 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 3462-3464Moving Images:3 Hi8 video tape(s)
3 - 3 chip videos
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Clams, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Midwater organisms, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Soft sediment, Tube worms, Vent fish, Spider crabsSampled:Bacterial mats, Clams, Other worms, Snails/Limpets, Tube worms, Spider crabs
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Massive bacterial "snow drifts" - attached "Thiothrix" on worm tubes and orange Beggiatoa mats on soft sediments.