ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3790Date:05/28/02
Chief Scientist:Hammond/ShankOperations Area:Galapagos Rift
Pilot:R. WilliamsObserver 1:Susan Humphris
Observer 2:Craig Mclean
Launch Time:14:26Time Submerged:8:40
Time on Surface:23:06Bottom Time:5:49
Depth:2451 metersPurpose:Geology/Biology
Sponsor:NSFData:4 CD-ROM
Still Images: Moving Images:6 DVcam tape(s)
Observed:Tube worms, Other worms, Clams, Mussels, Bacterial mats, Vent fish, Snails/Limpets, Anemones, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Non-vent fish, Lo temp vents, Basalt lavaSampled:Tube worms, Clams, Mussels, Bacterial mats, Snails/Limpets, Anemones, Lo temp vents, Basalt lava, ALVIN navigation, Temperature records
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Remarks:This entire evolution was conducted in a sound and professional manner. The entire ALVIN group, assisted by the ship's force accomplishes amazingly complex work on a routine daily basis. The chief pilot was particularly instructive, professional and skilled. Bravo Zulu, Craig McLean