ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2426Date:08/10/91
Chief Scientist:LUTZOperations Area:JUAN DE FUCA PLATE
Pilot:C. Van DoverObserver 1:Robert Vrijenhoek
Observer 2:Michael Black
Launch Time:0811Time Submerged:6:42
Time on Surface:1453Bottom Time:
Depth:1547 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:3 8mm video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Clams, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Soft sediment, Sponges, Tube worms, Vent fishSampled:Clams, Other worms, Short baseline nav, (transponders blocked by wall) Snails/Limpets, Tube worms
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Virgin mound vent - location uncertain but appeared to be 3 anhydride spires. Known vents all still active.