ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3496Date:11/24/99
Chief Scientist:LUTZOperations Area:EAST PACIFIC RISE - 9N Biotransect
Pilot:R. WilliamsObserver 1:Bill Reeve
Observer 2:
Launch Time:08:03Time Submerged:8:54
Time on Surface:16:57Bottom Time:6:10
Depth:2501 metersPurpose:IMAX IMAGING
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 3488-3502
1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2950-3744, data transferred from 3.5" diskettes
Still Images:1 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 3491-3496Moving Images:3 Hi8 video tape(s)
1 HDTV Hi8 video dub (restricted)
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Crabs, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Mussels, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Tube worms, Vent fishSampled:ALVIN navigation, Temperature records
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Only one observer because of size of IMAX camera