Dive Schedule

Alvin Dive 3319


Date: December 22, 1998
Latitude: 4 59.973'  South
Longitude: 106 24'  West
Sites visited: No active Sites; one inactive sulfide chimney (sampled); various indicators of past hydrothermal activity noted under observations.
Pilot: Blee Williams
Port observer: Peter Rona
Starboard observer: PIT Bruce Strickrott

Alvin Dive 3320


Date: December 23, 1998
Latitude: 7 24' South
Longitude: 107 47' West
Sites visited: One diffuse flow named Sarah's Spring.
Pilot: Pat Hickey
Port observer: Rich Lutz
Starboard observer: Ken Halanych

Alvin Dive 3321


Date: December 24, 1998
Latitude: 7 25' South
Longitude: 106 West
Sites visited: Sarah's Spring
Pilot: Blee Williams
Port observer: Robert Vrijenhoek
Starboard observer: Matt Tieger

Alvin Dive 3322


Date: December 25, 1998
Latitude: 7 22' South
Longitude: 107 47' West
Sites visited: 3 diffuse flow areas; one named White Christmas.
Pilot: Pat Hickey
Port observer: Dave Butterfield
Starboard observer: Greg O'Mullen

Alvin Dive 3323

 
Date: December 26, 1998
Latitude: 11 18.2' South
Longitude: 110 31.8' West
Sites visited: Holler (1993) site. New vent field found with active sulfide chimney (height 7 m; 262C maximum temperature measured) and extensive diffuse flow.
Pilot: Blee Williams
Port observer: Richard Lutz
Starboard observer: Peter Rona

Alvin Dive 3324


Date: December 28, 1998
Latitude: 13 58.96' South
Longitude: 112 28.16' West
Sites visited: Pagoda.Four vent visited and identified here as #1, #2, #3 and #4. Previously named vents at this site were Pagoda, Shirakaba and Buna during MODE '94 Leg 4 Cruise of Shinkai 6500.  These named 8 to 12-m high chimneys were inactive at the top and partially acitve at bases.
Pilot: Pat Hickey
Port observer: John Trefry
Starboard observer: PIT Philip Forte

Alvin Dive 3325


Date: December 29, 1998
Latitude: 13 59' South
Longitude: 112 29 West
Sites visited: Mori, Smoking Shank.
Pilot: Blee Williams
Port observer: Cornel E. de Ronde
Starboard observer: Mariana Mateos

Alvin Dive 3326


Date: December 30, 1998
Latitude: 16 35 South
Longitude: 113 03 West
Sites visited: 16 South. No hydrothermal vents found.
Pilot: Pat Hickey
Port observer: John Lupton
Starboard observer: Richard Lutz

Alvin Dive 3327


Date: December 31, 1998
Latitude: 17 24' South
Longitude: 113 23' West
Sites visited: New vent sites (never found Rehu-Marka) and Northern Smoker.
Pilot: Blee Williams
Port observer: Robert C. Vrijenhoek
Starboard observer: Carol A. Di Meo

Alvin Dive 3328


Date: January 1, 1999
Latitude: 17 32' South
Longitude: 113 23' West
Sites visited: Robie's Roost, Stanley and vicinity of Solo.
Pilot: Pat Hickey
Port observer: Richard Lutz
Starboard observer: Luis Hurtado

Alvin Dive 3329


Date: January 2, 1999
Latitude: 17 25.413' South
Longitude: 113 12.292' West
Sites visited: Oasis, Marker 60 (Kaminari), Nadir, Matsu-2.
Pilot: Blee Williams
Port observer: Kevin Roe
Starboard observer: Osamu Matsubayashi

Alvin Dive 3330


Date: January 3, 1999
Latitude: 17 35' South
Longitude: 113 23' West
Sites visited: Marker 4, Spike, Mr. Wormwood, Hobbs, Calvin.
Pilot: Pat Hickey
Port observer: David Butterfield
Starboard observer: Junichiro Ishibashi

Alvin Dive 3331


Date: January 4, 1999
Latitude: 18 25.95 South
Longitude: 113 23.32 West
Sites visited: Mkr #72, Kasuga Shrine, Ki, Dragon Teeth, Olivia.
Pilot: Blee Williams
Port observer: Cornel E. De Ronde
Starboard observer: Ronald Greene

Alvin Dive 3332


Date: January 5, 1999
Latitude:  18 26' South
Longitude: 113 23.40 West
Sites visited: Wall Street (nee RM28), Kasuga, Ki, Dragon's teeth and Olivia.
Pilot: Pat Hickey
Port observer: Krista Longnecker
Starboard observer: PIT Bruce Strickrott
 

Alvin Dive 3333


Date: January 6, 1999
Latitude:  18 24.3' South
Longitude: 113 24' West
Sites visited: (RM28 North) Simba, Sojourn, Mona.
Pilot: Blee Williams
Port observer: Junichiro Ishibashi
Starboard observer: Ebonie Sampson
 

Alvin Dive 3334


Date: January 7, 1999
Latitude: 20 02.8' South
Longitude: 113 41.4' West
Sites visited: 20 02 South.
Pilot: Pat Hickey
Port observer: Richard Lutz
Starboard observer: John Lupton
 

Alvin Dive 3335


Date: January 8, 1999
Latitude: 21 33.73[' South
Longitude: 114 17.96' West
Sites visited: Brandon (Marker BL), MaryLand (Marker ML), Roadrunner (Marker 13, Presto (Marker 40).
Pilot: Blee Williams
Port observer: John Trefry
Starboard observer: PIT Philip Forte

Alvin Dive 3336


Date: January 9, 1999
Latitude: 21 33.7' South
Longitude: 114 17.96' West
Sites visited: Brandon, new vent (unnamed), Feathers Vent.
Pilot: Pat Hickey
Port observer: Dave Butterfield
Starboard observer: John Lupton

Alvin Dive 3337


Date: January 13, 1999
Latitude: 31 8' South
Longitude: 112 West
Sites visited: Nolan's Nook.
Pilot: Blee Williams
Port observer: Robert Vrijenhoek
Starboard observer: Richard Hey

Alvin Dive 3338


Date: January 14, 1999
Latitude: 31 8' South
Longitude: 112 West
Sites visited: Nolan's Nook (340C), Fred's Fortress (370C), unnamed diffuse flow area around vents.
Pilot: Pat Hickey
Port observer: Richard Lutz
Starboard observer: Stacy Maenner

Alvin Dive 3339


Date: January 15, 1999
Latitude: 31 8' South
Longitude: 112 West
Sites visited:
Pilot: Blee Williams
Port observer:  Mark Speck
Starboard observer: Yong-Jin Won

Alvin Dive 3340


Date: January 16, 1999
Latitude: 31 52' South
Longitude: 112 2' West
Sites visited:
Pilot: Pat Hickey
Port observer: Robert Vrijenhoek
Starboard observer: Richard Hey
 

Alvin Dive 3341


Date: January 17, 1999
Latitude: 32  South
Longitude: 112 West
Sites visited:
Pilot: Blee Williams
Port observer: Richard Lutz
Starboard observer: Kevin Roe

Alvin Dive 3342


Date: January 18, 1999
Latitude: 32 South
Longitude: 112 West
Sites visited:
Pilot: Pat Hickey
Port observer: John Lupton
Starboard observer: Robert Vrijenhoek