ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2185Date:01/13/90
Chief Scientist:RONA/THOMPSONOperations Area:MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE - Tag Site
Latitude:26-08.4NLongitude: 44-49.7W
Pilot:T. TengdinObserver 1:Andrew Campbell
Observer 2:Mervyn Greaves
Launch Time:0803Time Submerged:9:07
Time on Surface:1710Bottom Time:
Depth:3680 metersPurpose:GEOLOGY/CHEMISTRY
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film 2x2 slides(handheld)Moving Images:3 8mm video tape(s)
Observed:Carbonates, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Snails/Limpets, Soft sediment, Smoke samplingSampled:ALVIN navigation, Carbonates, CTD records, Soft sediment, Temperature records, Plume survey, Transmissometer
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Remarks:Main purpose of dive was to survey and sample black smoke plume over mound- very successful.