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Diversity hot spots at cold seeps?
In the most recent issue of Ecology Letters, researchers report that diversity is greater in seep mussel beds compared to vent mussel beds. (2003-05-22)
Life discovered on dead hydrothermal vents
A team led by USC microbiologist Katrina Edwards found that the microbes that thrive on hot fluid methane and sulfur spewed by active hydrothermal vents are supplanted, once the vents go cold, by microbes that feed on the solid iron and sulfur that make up the vents themselves. (2012-01-24)
Deep sea animals stowaway on submarines and reach new territory
Marine scientists studying life around deep-sea vents have discovered that some hardy species can survive the extreme change in pressure that occurs when a research submersible rises to the surface. (2012-05-24)
Study shows that hydrothermal vents release mercury
Hydrothermal vents on the ocean floor release mercury into the sea, geologists from Canada have found while analysing samples from vents in New Zealand. (1999-10-06)
Seafloor Study Produces A Copper Bonanza
Geologists drilling into the Pacific floor to study hot-water vents have made an unexpected discovery: a zone of high-grade copper ore deposited below the seafloor. (1998-04-01)
Tips from the journal mBio
These news tips come from the current issue, Vol. 3, No. (2012-03-05)
Scientists Witness Creation of New Hydrothermal Vents on Seafloor
During a recent National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded research expedition aboard the scientific drill ship JOIDES Resolution, two new hot springs were created on the seafloor. (1996-10-04)
Scientists research deep-sea hydrothermal vents, find carbon-removing properties
University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Aron Stubbins joined a team of researchers to determine how hydrothermal vents influence ocean carbon storage. (2015-11-02)
Deep drilling for 'black smoker' clues
A project to learn more about extracting energy from hot rocks on land should give clues about (2007-11-07)
Rutgers awarded $2 million NSF grant for documentary IMAX film on exotic life at ocean's hydrothermal vents
Rutgers has been awarded a $2 million grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to produce a large-format film, (2001-05-13)
A Chance Find Has Solved The Riddle Of Glowing Deep-Sea Vents
The ghostly glow lighting deep-sea vents may be caused by a simple chemical reaction. (1999-03-17)
Exciting new creatures discovered on ocean floor
Scientists at the University of Southampton have discovered six new animal species in undersea hot springs 2.8 kilometers deep in the southwest Indian Ocean. (2016-12-15)
At an underwater volcano, evidence of man's environmental impact
Scientists studying hydrothermal vents, those underwater geysers that are home to bizarre geological structures and unique marine species, have discovered something all too familiar: pollution. (2006-08-01)
Unusual mussels may use whale bones en route to hot sea-floor vents
University of Hawaii scientists and colleagues have linked mussels growing on whale-bone falls with those at undersea hydrothermal vents. (2000-02-16)
Hot larvae: Calculating dispersal from unique submarine hot spring ecosystems
Larval dispersal from hydrothermal vent fields quantified in order to understand and protect the creatures found there. (2016-03-20)
Magazine article by Rutgers researcher details revival of life after deep-sea volcanic eruption
In an article appearing in the September-October issue of American Science magazine, a Rutgers researcher describes how life quickly revived around hydrothermal vents on the Pacific Ocean floor after a lava flow had appeared to exterminate it. (2001-08-23)
Chemistry of seabed's hot vents could explain emergence of life
Hot vents on the seabed could have spontaneously produced the organic molecules necessary for life, according to new research by UCL chemists. (2015-04-27)
This week from AGU: Water tables, 3D rock formations, wind speed maps & hydrothermal vents
This week from AGU: High water tables, 3-D rock formations, wind speed maps & hydrothermal vents. (2015-09-02)
Scientists break record by finding northernmost hydrothermal vent field
Inside the Arctic Circle, scientists have found black smoker vents farther north than anyone has ever seen before. (2008-07-24)
Scientists solve deep ocean carbon riddle
New research involving scientists from University of Southampton and the National Oceanography Centre Southampton has identified a crucial process behind the reason why dissolved organic carbon levels in the deep oceans are constant despite a continuous supply from the surface ocean. (2015-09-28)
A deep sea hydrocarbon factory
University of Minnesota scientists have discovered how iron- and chromium-rich rocks can generate natural gas (methane) and related hydrocarbons when reacted with superheated fluids circulating deep beneath the floor of the Atlantic Ocean. (2004-12-10)
Amazing Underwater World Emerges From New Data, UD Researcher Says
A detailed portrait of the Southwest Indian Ridge (SWIR)--the boundary between the slowly spreading Antarctic and African plates--reveals the steepest underwater cliff ever recorded and may shed new light on the origins of primitive life forms, John Madsen, University of Delaware geologist, reported today at the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco. (1997-12-09)
SwRI scientists discover evidence for a habitable region within Saturn's moon Enceladus
Scientists from Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) have discovered hydrogen gas in the plume of material spraying from Saturn's moon Enceladus. (2017-04-13)
Researchers find evidence of photosynthesis deep within the ocean
A team of researchers, including a photosynthesis expert from Arizona State University, has found evidence of photosynthesis taking place deep within the Pacific Ocean. (2005-06-20)
Specialized life forms abound at Arctic methane seeps
Methane seeps have strong effects on the community structure at the bottom of the Arctic Ocean. (2016-08-10)
Cassini detects hydrothermal processes on one of Saturn's moons
In 2015, during the Cassini spacecraft's deepest-ever dive into the plume of spray that emanates from cracks in the south polar region of the ice-covered Saturnian moon Enceladus, instruments detected the presence of molecular hydrogen in the plume vapor. (2017-04-13)
New deep-sea hot springs discovered in the Atlantic
Scientists from the MARUM Center for Marine Environmental Sciences and the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen on board the German research vessel Meteor have discovered a new hydrothermal vent 500 kilometers south-west of the Azores. (2010-10-07)
Mystery of heat loss from the Earth's crust has been solved
The first discovery of a new type of hydrothermal vent system in a decade helps explain the long observed disconnect between the theoretical rate at which the Earth's crust is cooling at seafloor spreading ridge flanks, and actual observations. (2015-12-22)
Newly discovered ocean plume could be major source of iron
Scientists have discovered a vast plume of iron and other micronutrients more than 1,000 km long billowing from hydrothermal vents in the South Atlantic Ocean. (2013-08-19)
Scientists returning to field of eerie thermal spires
The bizarre Lost City hydrothermal vent field discovered a little more than two years ago surprised scientists with vents that are the tallest ever seen - the one that's 18 stories dwarfs most vents at other sites by at least 100 feet. (2003-04-15)
U of Minnesota-led study reveals mysteries of deep-sea nutrients
Iron dust, the rare but necessary nutrient for most life, can not only be washed into the ocean from rivers or blown out to sea, but it can bubble up from the depths of the ocean floor, a new study led by a University of Minnesota scientist shows. (2009-02-08)
Secrets of the deep may hold key to life on other planets
Extraordinary creatures who inhabit extreme underwater conditions are being investigated by University scientists in a three-year project. (2005-09-27)
Genetic adaptations key to microbe's survival in challenging environment
The genome of a marine bacterium living 2,500 meters below the ocean's surface is providing clues to how life adapts in extreme thermal and chemical gradients, according to an article published Feb. (2009-02-10)
How productive are the ore factories in the deep sea?
Hydrothermal vents in the deep sea, the so-called 'black smokers,' are fascinating geological formations. (2014-04-24)
Grant funds Indian River lagoon research
Dr. John Trefry, Florida Tech professor of environmental science and oceanography, has earned a $95,000 grant from the St. (2003-10-10)
Hydrogen highway in the deep sea
Max Planck Researchers discover hydrogen-powered symbiotic bacteria in deep-sea hydrothermal vent mussels. (2011-08-10)
Carbon acts like rustoleum around hydrothermal vents
The cycling of iron throughout the oceans has been an area of intense research for the last two decades. (2009-02-09)
New study challenges prevailing theory about how deep-sea vents are colonized
Despite being relatively close together, two recently discovered hydrothermal vent fields in the Gulf of California host very different animal communities. (2017-07-24)
Hot meets cold at new deep-sea ecosystem: 'Hydrothermal seep'
Decades ago, marine scientists made a startling discovery in the deep sea. (2012-03-07)
Clay material may have acted as 'primordial womb' for first organic molecules
Arizona State University geochemist Lynda Williams and her colleagues have discovered that clay minerals under conditions at the bottom of the ocean may have acted as incubators for the first organic molecules on Earth. (2005-11-09)
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