ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2469Date:12/02/91
Cruise:AII-125Leg:35
Chief Scientist:MULLINEAUX/VAN DOVEROperations Area:EAST PACIFIC RISE
Latitude:09-47.64NLongitude:104-17.06W
Pilot:P. HickeyObserver 1:Lauren Mullineaux
Observer 2:Ya-Ping Hu
Launch Time:1230Time Submerged:4:38
Time on Surface:1708Bottom Time:
Depth:2530 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 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Midwater organisms, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Sponges, Urchins, Vent fish, XenophyophoresSampled:
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:At 13.30, bottom currents in ASC were northward (along ridge), although at higher altitudes, currents were westward.