ALVIN Dive Information

Dive Number:4463Date:10/27/08
Cruise:AT-15Leg:38
Chief Scientist:SievertOperations Area:EPR 10N Off Axis
Latitude:10-19.699NLongitude:103-33.477W
Pilot:M. SpearObserver 1:Stefan Sievert
Observer 2:Rachel Haymon
Launch Time:14:09Time Submerged:8:46
Recovery Time:22:55Bottom Time:5:40
Depth:2999 metersPurpose:Biology/Chemistry
Sponsor:NSFData:
Still Images:2 SD cards Moving Images:6 DVcam tape(s)
Observed:Anemones, Basalt lava, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents, Non-vent fish, Sea cucumbers, Sea stars, Soft sediment, Sponges, XenophyophoresSampled:Basalt lava, Inactive vent deposits, Lo temp vents
FrameGrabber Link:http://4dgeo.whoi.edu/webdata/DAQ/AT15-38/Alvin-D4463/html/S0001.html
Remarks:We saw evidence of hydrothermal seepage (very small temp anomaly ~0.3 C); associate animals are unidentified.