Hydrothermal Vents


From Oceanus Magazine

The Hot Spot Below Yellowstone Park

Researchers use deep-sea technology to explore volcanic lake

Bringing a Lab to the Seafloor

New device probes deep-sea microbial life

Big Questions About Tiny Bacteria

Novel experiments probe how life thrives at the seafloor

Deep-sea Vents Yield New Species

Scientists explore the Mid-Cayman Rise in the Caribbean

Searching for Life on the Seafloor

Mid-Cayman Spreading Center could harbor unknown organisms

Once More Unto the Rift

Expedition explores deep-sea animal life via live TV stream

A Hunt for Unusual Seafloor Animals and Vents

Expedition explores the Mid-Cayman Rise in the Caribbean Sea

The Promise and Perils of Seafloor Mining

Can minerals be extracted from the seafloor without environmental impacts?

Gar Secrist

Life at hydrothermal vents

Some Things New Under the Sea

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

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

Summer Under Arctic Ice

A conversation with WHOI geophysicist Rob Reves-Sohn

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

Explorations reveal an increasing variety of hydrothermal vents

How to Build a Black Smoker Chimney

The formation of mineral deposits at mid-ocean ridges

The Cauldron Beneath the Seafloor

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

ALISS in Wonderland

Imaging ambient light at deep-sea hydrothermal vents