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Mid-Ocean Ridges

From Oceanus Magazine

September 20, 2012

Deep-sea Detectives

Follow the trail to unravel a seafloor mystery

September 14, 2012

Deep-sea Vents Yield New Species

Scientists explore the Mid-Cayman Rise in the Caribbean

July 5, 2012

A Serendipitous Seafloor Sample

Photo slideshow: How a pillow was transformed into a table

January 25, 2012

Powerful Currents in Deep-Sea Gorges

What energy drives these currents in hundreds of seafloor Grand Canyons?

July 8, 2011

Once More Unto the Rift

Expedition explores deep-sea animal life via live TV stream

November 13, 2009

Garrett Mitchell

May 15, 2007

Rescue Mission on the Seafloor

Could Jason recover instruments stuck to the seafloor by newly erupted lava?

April 12, 2007

A Ridge Too Slow?

WHOI team collaborates on Chinese discovery expedition in Indian Ocean

Paving the seafloor?brick by brick
March 22, 2004

Paving the Seafloor—Brick by Brick

New vehicles and magnetic techniques reveal details of seafloor lava flows

If Rocks Could Talk. . .
January 30, 2004

If Rocks Could Talk...

The ion microprobe extracts hidden clues about our planet's history and evolution

Hitting the Hotspots
December 1, 1998

Hitting the Hotspots

New Studies Reveal Critical Interactions Between Hotspots and Mid-Ocean Ridges

The Big MELT
December 1, 1998

The Big MELT

The Mantle Electromagnetic and Tomography Experiment was the Largest Seafloor Geophysical Experiment Ever Mounted

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

Life on the Seafloor and Elsewhere in the Solar System
December 1, 1998

Life on the Seafloor and Elsewhere in the Solar System

If Volcanoes Plus Oceans Can Support Life at the Vents, Why Not on Other Planetary Bodies?

Mid-Atlantic Ridge Volcanic Processes
March 1, 1998

Mid-Atlantic Ridge Volcanic Processes

How Erupting Lava Forms Earth's Anatomy

Exploring The Global Mid-Ocean Ridge
March 1, 1998

Exploring The Global Mid-Ocean Ridge

A Quarter-Century of Discovery

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