ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3253Date:07/24/98
Cruise:AT-03Leg:23
Chief Scientist:COWENOperations Area:JUAN DE FUCA RIDGE
Latitude:47-56.480NLongitude:129-06.140W
Pilot:R. WilliamsObserver 1:James Cowen
Observer 2:Rachel Shackleford
Launch Time:08:00Time Submerged:8:49
Time on Surface:16:49Bottom Time:6:21
Depth:2207 metersPurpose:LEXEN VENT STUDIES
Sponsor:NSF/NOAAData:1 CD-ROM 2-8mm tapes incl.3240-54
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 3248-3254Moving Images:6 Hi8 video tape(s)
incl. 3-3chip
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Clams, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Sponges, Tube worms, GravitySampled:ALVIN navigation, Hi temp vents, Lo temp vents, Other worms, Snails/Limpets, Temperature records, Tube worms
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:"Boiling" 375degree C fluids at Star marker, Bastille.