ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3298Date:10/29/98
Cruise:AT-03Leg:28
Chief Scientist:LILLEY/VON DAMMOperations Area:SOUTHERN EAST PACIFIC RISE
Latitude:17-26.795SLongitude:113-12.684W
Pilot:M. HeintzObserver 1:Rachel Haymon
Observer 2:Betsy Mclaughlin-West
Launch Time:08:10Time Submerged:8:45
Time on Surface:16:55Bottom Time:5:28
Depth:2570 metersPurpose:CHEMISTRY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 3282-3306
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 3297-3299Moving Images:6 Hi8 video tape(s)
incl. 3-3chip
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats(on basalt samples), Basalt lava, Hi temp vents, Lo temp vents, Non-vent fish, "dumbo" Octopus, Other worms(Alvinellines), Tube worms(Ternia), Vent fishSampled:ALVIN navigation, Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Hi temp vents, "dumbo" Octopus, Other worms, Temperature records, Tube worms
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Sampled two vent sites within axial trough, one was a black smoker on top of a lava pillar, one was on the floor of the axial trough.