ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:4689Date:04/03/14
Chief Scientist:JoyeOperations Area:Gulf of Mexico - GC600
Pilot:B. StrickrottObserver 1:Mandy Joye
Observer 2:Kim Takagi
Launch Time:13:36Time Submerged:4:15
Time on Surface:17:51Bottom Time:2:48
Depth:1220 metersPurpose:Biology/Chemistry
Still Images: Moving Images:1 LTO-5 Data Cartridge
Observed:Bacterial mats, Clams, Cold seep, Midwater organisms, Mussels, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Snails/Limpets, Vent fishSampled:Cold seep, Soft sediment
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Remarks:Ship's crew injury; Site Description: GC600 hydrocarbone seep; Science Supplied Equipment Samples: Push cores, water samples; Dive Highlights: Oil saturated hydrate and ice worms - mussels in oil