ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2436Date:08/26/91
Cruise:AII-125Leg:31
Chief Scientist:EMBLEYOperations Area:JUAN DE FUCA RIDGE
Latitude:44-59.8NLongitude:130-12.1W
Pilot:R. GRIEVEObserver 1:RANDY KOSKI
Observer 2:DAVID BUTTERFIELD
Launch Time:0815Time Submerged:7:33
Recovery Time:1548Bottom Time:
Depth:2254 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:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Hi temp vents, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Snails/Limpets, Sponges, Tube worms, Other(GO) SulfidesSampled:ALVIN navigation, Hi temp vents, Other worms, Tube worms, Other(GO) Sulfides
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Remarks:High-temperature (to 311 degrees C) vents with robust tube worm colonies. Excellent locale for further biology studies.