ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3274Date:09/20/98
Chief Scientist:URABEOperations Area:SOUTHERN EAST PACIFIC RISE - RM24
Pilot:P. HickeyObserver 1:Kiyokazo Nishimura
Observer 2:Nozumi Ytow
Launch Time:08:07Time Submerged:8:52
Time on Surface:16:59Bottom Time:5:52
Depth:2585 metersPurpose:INSTRUMENT RECOVERY
Sponsor:GSJ/NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2950-3744, data transferred from 3.5" diskettes, 2 CD Roms Dives 3272-81
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 3272-3278Moving Images:6 Hi8 video tape(s)
incl. 3-3chip
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Clams, Cold seep, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Soft sediment, Sponges, Vent fish, Danderim, Bythograea, OtherSampled:ALVIN navigation, CTD records, Hi temp vents, Magnetometer records, Temperature records
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Remarks:Oasis site became covered with black deposits compaired to last year. It may be related to growth of huhe chimney tower at southern part.