ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2606Date:06/01/93
Cruise:AII-129Leg:06
Chief Scientist:LANGMUIROperations Area:LUCKY STRIKE VENT SITE
Latitude:37-17.6NLongitude: 32-16.5W
Pilot:R. GrieveObserver 1:Margaret Tivey
Observer 2:Luiz Saldanha
Launch Time:0849Time Submerged:7:21
Time on Surface:1610Bottom Time:
Depth:1710 metersPurpose:VENT STUDIES
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:3 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Shrimp, Snails/Limpets, Soft sediment, UrchinsSampled:ALVIN navigation, Bacterial mats, (?) Basalt lava, CTD records, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Non-vent fish, Shrimp, Temperature records
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:New black smoker activity sitting on old massive sulfide.