Life at Vents & Seeps


Blogs & Expeditions

Dive & Discover: Dark Life at Deep-sea Vents

In the winter of 2014, Expedition 15 ventured into the Pacific Ocean to examine life in some of the most extreme environments on Earth—deep-sea hydrothermal vents.

OASES 2012: Return to the Cayman Rise

January 6 to 27, 2012
Join researchers as they study the biology, geology, and chemistry of some of the deepest hydrothermal vents on Earth.

Vent Larvae Cruises

A blog following the Mullineaux Lab's research cruises to study larvae at deep-sea hydrothermal vents.

Oases for Life on the Mid-Cayman Rise

October 7 to November 6, 2009
Follow researchers as they explore one of the deepest points in the Caribbean Sea, searching for life in extreme seafloor environments.

Dive and Discover: Indian Ocean

March 27 to May 1, 2001

Dive and Discover: East Pacific Rise

January 27 to February 28, 2000

Dive and Discover: Guaymas Basin

January 12 to 22, 2000

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