Hydrothermal Vents

From Oceanus Magazine

June 12, 2017

The Hot Spot Below Yellowstone Park

Researchers use deep-sea technology to explore volcanic lake

December 24, 2014

Bringing a Lab to the Seafloor

New device probes deep-sea microbial life

November 3, 2014

Big Questions About Tiny Bacteria

Novel experiments probe how life thrives at the seafloor

September 14, 2012

Deep-sea Vents Yield New Species

Scientists explore the Mid-Cayman Rise in the Caribbean

December 28, 2011

Searching for Life on the Seafloor

Mid-Cayman Spreading Center could harbor unknown organisms

July 8, 2011

Once More Unto the Rift

Expedition explores deep-sea animal life via live TV stream

December 22, 2010

A Hunt for Unusual Seafloor Animals and Vents

Expedition explores the Mid-Cayman Rise in the Caribbean Sea

December 31, 2009

The Mysterious Movements of Deep-Sea Larvae

How do the tiny progeny of seafloor animals disperse through the ocean?

November 20, 2009

The Promise and Perils of Seafloor Mining

Can minerals be extracted from the seafloor without environmental impacts?

November 13, 2009

Gar Secrist

Life at hydrothermal vents

February 22, 2008

Some Things New Under the Sea

... and other recent findings by WHOI deep-ocean researchers

January 31, 2008

Lost City Pumps Life-essential Chemicals at Rates Unseen at Typical Black Smokers

Chemistry at Atlantic hydrothermal vent site may be analog for origins of life

July 19, 2007

Summer Under Arctic Ice

A conversation with WHOI geophysicist Rob Reves-Sohn

February 21, 2007

Young Pup Teaches an Old Robot New Tricks

MIT/WHOI graduate student improves the Autonomous Benthic Explorer's ability to hunt for seafloor vents

The Remarkable Diversity of Seafloor Vents
February 13, 2004

The Remarkable Diversity of Seafloor Vents

Explorations reveal an increasing variety of hydrothermal vents

How to Build a Black Smoker Chimney
December 1, 1998

How to Build a Black Smoker Chimney

The formation of mineral deposits at mid-ocean ridges

The Cauldron Beneath the Seafloor
December 1, 1998

The Cauldron Beneath the Seafloor

Percolating Through Volcanic Subsurface Rocks, Seawater is Chemically Transformed into Hydrothermal Fluid

ALISS in Wonderland
December 1, 1998

ALISS in Wonderland

Imaging ambient light at deep-sea hydrothermal vents

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