ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2433Date:08/23/91
Chief Scientist:EMBLEYOperations Area:JUAN DE FUCA RIDGE
Pilot:R. GrieveObserver 1:Randy Koski
Observer 2:Dave Butterfield
Launch Time:0759Time Submerged:8:17
Time on Surface:1616Bottom Time:
Depth:2265 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(?), Basalt lava, Clams(?), Crabs, Hi temp vents, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Non-vent fish, Sea stars, Soft sediment, Tube worms, Other(NO) sea pensSampled:ALVIN navigation, Hi temp vents, Short baseline nav, Temperature records
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Remarks:Hydrothermal and particulate plume above vent - monitor hydrothermal activity over period of years.