ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3453Date:08/24/99
Chief Scientist:FISHEROperations Area:ENDEAVOUR RIDGE
Pilot:P. HickeyObserver 1:Istvan Urcuyo
Observer 2:Julie Knisel
Launch Time:08:27Time Submerged:8:09
Time on Surface:16:36Bottom Time:5:32
Depth:2206 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY
Sponsor:NSF/NOAA/NURPData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 3453-3464
1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2950-3744, data transferred from 3.5" diskettes
Still Images:1 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 3453-3461Moving Images:3 Hi8 video tape(s)
3-3 chip videos
Observed:Basalt lava, Hi temp vents, Lo temp vents, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Snails/Limpets, Tube worms, Vent fishSampled:Bacterial mats, Snails/Limpets, Tube worms
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Remarks:Bacteria mats in high abundance in the water column near the vents. SUM sulfide structure has changed.