ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2609Date:06/10/93
Cruise:AII-129Leg:07
Chief Scientist:VAN DOVER/JANNASCHOperations Area:MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE - Tag Site
Latitude:26-08.0NLongitude: 44-49.4W
Pilot:R. GrieveObserver 1:Carl Wirsen
Observer 2:Steven Molyneaux
Launch Time:0817Time Submerged:8:09
Time on Surface:1626Bottom Time:
Depth:3688 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2196-2197, 2331-2799, data transferred from 3.5" diskette(s)
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Moving Images:2 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Crabs, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Non-vent fish, Soft sediment, Tube worms, Vent fishSampled:Bacterial mats, Hi temp vents, Lo temp vents, Temperature records, Tube worms
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Warm vent 30-40Degrees venting large amount of bacterial mat as 1-2 om flakes(?)