ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3257Date:08/02/98
Chief Scientist:FISHEROperations Area:ENDEAVOUR RIDGE
Pilot:R. WilliamsObserver 1:Chuck Fisher
Observer 2:Joerg Ott
Launch Time:08:40Time Submerged:0:07
Time on Surface:08:47Bottom Time:0:00
Depth:80 metersPurpose:VENT STUDIES
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 3255-3264Moving Images:
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Clams, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Soft sediment, Sponges, Tube worms, Vent fish, OtherSampled:ALVIN navigation, Bacterial mats, Clams, Tube worms, Vent fish, Other
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Dive aborted due to suspected pilot viewport leak; much of site covered with bacti mats and ciliates