ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:2789Date:07/02/94
Cruise:AII-131Leg:16
Chief Scientist:EMBLEY/TREFRYOperations Area:JUAN DE FUCA RIDGE - Coaxial Eruption
Latitude:46-18.23NLongitude:129-42.10W
Pilot:P. HICKEYObserver 1:SOCRATES CARELO
Observer 2:BILL CHADWICK
Launch Time:0810Time Submerged:6:54
Recovery Time:1504Bottom Time:
Depth:2299 metersPurpose:GEOLOGY/CHEMISTRY
Sponsor:NOAAData:1 CD-ROM Incl. Dives 2196-2197, 2331-2799, data transferred from 3.5" diskette(s)
Still Images:1 Reel(s) 35mm color film Incl. Dives 2789-90Moving Images:6 Hi8 video tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Bacterial mats, Basalt lava, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Midwater organisms, Non-vent fish, Other worms, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Sponges, Tube wormsSampled:ALVIN navigation, Lo temp vents
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Remarks:Mesotech sonar survey. Recovered McDuff seafloor camera. Traversed area of dike intrusion in June/July 1993. Area visited by Alvin in Oct. 1993. Extensive low-T venting along fracture system. Extensive bacterial mats. Tube worms arrived since Oct. 1993.