ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3427Date:07/08/99
Cruise:AT-03Leg:35B
Chief Scientist:TORRESOperations Area:OREGON MARGIN
Latitude:44-40.12NLongitude:125-05.91W
Pilot:R. BrownObserver 1:Gerhard Bohrmann
Observer 2:Claus Gottschall
Launch Time:09:55Time Submerged:5:56
Time on Surface:15:51Bottom Time:4:37
Depth:593 metersPurpose:GEOCHEMISTRY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 3421-3430
Still Images:1 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 3422-3429Moving Images:6 Hi8 video tape(s)
Incl. 3-3chip, 3chip #1 has bad area
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Carbonates, Cold seep, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Midwater organisms, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Soft sediment, Tube worms, Urchins, Vent fishSampled:ALVIN navigation, Bacterial mats, Carbonates, Clams, Cold seep, CTD records, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Soft sediment, Temperature records
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Sea floor bubbling, methane bubbles at 5-8 vents