ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2434Date:08/24/91
Chief Scientist:EMBLEYOperations Area:JUAN DE FUCA RIDGE
Pilot:C. Van DoverObserver 1:Richard Feeley
Observer 2:John Trefry
Launch Time:0800Time Submerged:8:50
Time on Surface:1650Bottom Time:
Depth:2259 metersPurpose:GEOCHEMISTRY
Sponsor:NOAAData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2196-2197, 2331-2799, data transferred from 3.5" diskette(s)
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Moving Images:6 8mm video tape(s)
Observed:Bacterial mats, Hi temp vents, Lo temp vents, Non-vent fish, Snails/Limpets, Tube wormsSampled:ALVIN navigation, Lo temp vents, Snails/Limpets
FrameGrabber Link:
Remarks:Buoyant plume study involved the collection of particles up to 35 m above the vent.