ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:3209Date:05/03/98
Chief Scientist:JANNASCHOperations Area:EAST PACIFIC RISE - 21N
Pilot:S. FaluoticoObserver 1:David Emerson
Observer 2:Andreas Teske
Launch Time:08:17Time Submerged:8:40
Time on Surface:16:57Bottom Time:5:12
Depth:2592 metersPurpose:BIOLOGY
Sponsor:NSFData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 3203-10
Still Images:2 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 3202-10Moving Images:6 Hi8 video tape(s)
incl. 3-3chip
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Clams, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Other worms, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Tube worms, Vent fish, White crabs/"white lobsters", vent shrimp, sea sludgeSampled:Bacterial mats, Clams, White crabs/"white lobsters"
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Remarks:Partially open clams in clam acres. Very soft and brittle chimney walls - take a shovel or box core next time! White and rusty surface types.