ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2354Date:04/04/91
Cruise:AII-125Leg:24
Chief Scientist:HAYMON/FORNARIOperations Area:EAST PACIFIC RISE
Latitude:09-47.7NLongitude:104-17.1W
Pilot:D. FosterObserver 1:John Edmond
Observer 2:Rachel Haymon
Launch Time:0809Time Submerged:8:44
Time on Surface:1653Bottom Time:
Depth:2527 metersPurpose:GEOCHEMISTRY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2196-2197, 2331-2799, data transferred from 3.5" diskette
Still Images:1 Reel(s) 35mm color film Moving Images:3 8mm video tape(s)
Observed:Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Crabs, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Mussels, Other worms, (rare serpulide) Vent fish, Eel(?)(snake-like), Squid(?)Sampled:ALVIN navigation, Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Mussels, Temperature records
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Saw a lot of brown smoke leaking from holes in the seafloor, not localized enough to sample.