ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2351Date:04/01/91
Cruise:AII-125Leg:24
Chief Scientist:HAYMON/FORNARIOperations Area:EAST PACIFIC RISE
Latitude:09-50.1NLongitude:104-17.4W
Pilot:D. FosterObserver 1:John Edmond
Observer 2:Michael Perfit
Launch Time:0858Time Submerged:7:58
Time on Surface:1656Bottom Time:
Depth:2550 metersPurpose:GEOCHEMISTRY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2196-2197, 2331-2799, data transferred from 3.5" diskette
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 2351-52Moving Images:3 8mm video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Crabs, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Mussels, Octopus, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Sponges, Tube worms, Vent fish, Other(GO)Sampled:ALVIN navigation, Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Mussels, Other worms, Snails/Limpets, Temperature records, Tube worms
FrameGrabber Link:http://4dgeo.whoi.edu/webdata/DAQ/AII125-24/Alvin-D2351/html/S0001.html
Remarks:Extremely fresh lava flows with hydrothermal alteration or precipitation on cracked surfaces. Great fun- late start-not enough coffee.