DEAFS on Montserrat

PI: Valérie Chavagnac & Alain Castillo, GET-CNRS, France
Parameters
  • Samples of high temperature hydrothermal fluid
Location

Regional node

Emso-Azores

Site

Lucky strike, Montserrat vent

Node

SeaMoN East

Coordinates

37º17.27’N  and  32º16.54’W

Depth

1699 m

Comment from PI: DEAFS was deployed on the Montserrat vent located at the foothill of the Montsegur vent during ROV Victor6000 dive nº 8-674 on the 21st of July 2017. The vent discharges clear high temperature hydrothermal fluid (275ºC). DEAFS sits on a platform.
Sensor metadata

Type: Gas tight and high pressure autonomous fluid sampler

2016-17

Model

DEAFS

Provider

GET-CNRS / TOP Industrie S.A.S.

Serial number

Operating parameters

Sampling period

sequenced for 1 sampling per month (at 8:00 UTC every 27th of the month)

Number

12 samples

Data management

no

Near real time data transmission

no

Data storage in the Communication and storage unit

Full

Data storage in the instrument