ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2931Date:06/05/95
Cruise:AII-132Leg:8
Chief Scientist:DELANEYOperations Area:ENDEAVOUR RIDGE
Latitude:47-58.58NLongitude:129-04.68W
Pilot:P. HickeyObserver 1:John Delaney
Observer 2:Veronique Robigou
Launch Time:0819Time Submerged:7:39
Time on Surface:1558Bottom Time:
Depth:2143 metersPurpose:GEOLOGY/CHEMISTRY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2800-2950, data transferred from 3.5" diskettes
Still Images:2 Reels 35mm color film Incl. Dives 2930-34Moving Images:3 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Midwater organisms, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Sponges, Tube worms, Vent fishSampled:Bacterial mats, (?) Basalt lava, Hi temp vents, Lo temp vents, Snails/Limpets, Tube worms
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Discovered new vent field - 323 degrees C; flange/smoker structure 2 km. N. of high rise.