Hot springs on the ocean floor. They are commonly found near volcanically active places such as mid-oceanic ridges.
A class of marine annelids including sandworms, tube worms, clamworms, and fire worms. It includes also the genus Myxicola infundibulum.
A group of proteobacteria consisting of chemoorganotrophs usually associated with the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM of humans and animals.
The salinated water of OCEANS AND SEAS that provides habitat for marine organisms.
A family of marine MUSSELS in the class BIVALVIA.
The largest order of CRUSTACEA, comprising over 10,000 species. They are characterized by three pairs of thoracic appendages modified as maxillipeds, and five pairs of thoracic legs. The order includes the familiar shrimps, crayfish (ASTACOIDEA), true crabs (BRACHYURA), and lobsters (NEPHROPIDAE and PALINURIDAE), among others.
Growth of organisms using AUTOTROPHIC PROCESSES for obtaining nutrients and chemotrophic processes for obtaining a primary energy supply. Chemotrophic processes are involved in deriving a primary energy supply from exogenous chemical sources. Chemotrophic autotrophs (chemoautotrophs) generally use inorganic chemicals as energy sources and as such are called chemolithoautotrophs. Most chemoautotrophs live in hostile environments, such as deep sea vents. They are mostly BACTERIA and ARCHAEA, and are the primary producers for those ecosystems.
A class in the phylum MOLLUSCA comprised of SNAILS and slugs. The former have coiled external shells and the latter usually lack shells.
The ash, dust, gases, and lava released by volcanic explosion. The gases are volatile matter composed principally of about 90% water vapor, and carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, hydrogen, carbon monoxide, and nitrogen. The ash or dust is pyroclastic ejecta and lava is molten extrusive material consisting mainly of magnesium silicate. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
A great expanse of continuous bodies of salt water which together cover more than 70 percent of the earth's surface. Seas may be partially or entirely enclosed by land, and are smaller than the five oceans (Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic).
Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of archaea.
Constituent of 30S subunit prokaryotic ribosomes containing 1600 nucleotides and 21 proteins. 16S rRNA is involved in initiation of polypeptide synthesis.
The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.
A class in the phylum MOLLUSCA comprised of mussels; clams; OYSTERS; COCKLES; and SCALLOPS. They are characterized by a bilaterally symmetrical hinged shell and a muscular foot used for burrowing and anchoring.
The study of the origin, structure, development, growth, function, genetics, and reproduction of organisms which inhabit the OCEANS AND SEAS.
The relationship between two different species of organisms that are interdependent; each gains benefits from the other or a relationship between different species where both of the organisms in question benefit from the presence of the other.
An order of strictly anaerobic, thermophilic archaea, in the kingdom EURYARCHAEOTA. Members exhibit heterotropic growth by sulfur respiration. There is a single family THERMOCOCCACEAE.
DNA sequences encoding RIBOSOMAL RNA and the segments of DNA separating the individual ribosomal RNA genes, referred to as RIBOSOMAL SPACER DNA.
A phylum of metazoan invertebrates comprising the segmented worms, and including marine annelids (POLYCHAETA), freshwater annelids, earthworms (OLIGOCHAETA), and LEECHES. Only the leeches are of medical interest. (Dorland, 27th ed)
A group of the proteobacteria comprised of facultatively anaerobic and fermentative gram-negative bacteria.
One of the three domains of life (the others being BACTERIA and Eukarya), formerly called Archaebacteria under the taxon Bacteria, but now considered separate and distinct. They are characterized by: (1) the presence of characteristic tRNAs and ribosomal RNAs; (2) the absence of peptidoglycan cell walls; (3) the presence of ether-linked lipids built from branched-chain subunits; and (4) their occurrence in unusual habitats. While archaea resemble bacteria in morphology and genomic organization, they resemble eukarya in their method of genomic replication. The domain contains at least four kingdoms: CRENARCHAEOTA; EURYARCHAEOTA; NANOARCHAEOTA; and KORARCHAEOTA.
A large group of bacteria including those which oxidize ammonia or nitrite, metabolize sulfur and sulfur compounds, or deposit iron and/or manganese oxides.
Presence of warmth or heat or a temperature notably higher than an accustomed norm.
The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in water. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms.
A genus of extremely thermophilic heterotrophic archaea, in the family THERMOCOCCACEAE, occurring in heated sea flows. They are anaerobic chemoorganotropic sulfidogens.
An element that is a member of the chalcogen family. It has an atomic symbol S, atomic number 16, and atomic weight [32.059; 32.076]. It is found in the amino acids cysteine and methionine.
Habitat of hot water naturally heated by underlying geologic processes. Surface hot springs have been used for BALNEOLOGY. Underwater hot springs are called HYDROTHERMAL VENTS.
A multistage process that includes cloning, physical mapping, subcloning, determination of the DNA SEQUENCE, and information analysis.
A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The relative amounts of the PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in a nucleic acid.
Paired respiratory organs of fishes and some amphibians that are analogous to lungs. They are richly supplied with blood vessels by which oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged directly with the environment.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
Chemical groups containing the covalent sulfur bonds -S-. The sulfur atom can be bound to inorganic or organic moieties.
A family of gram-negative bacteria, in the order Thiotrichales.
A mass of organic or inorganic solid fragmented material, or the solid fragment itself, that comes from the weathering of rock and is carried by, suspended in, or dropped by air, water, or ice. It refers also to a mass that is accumulated by any other natural agent and that forms in layers on the earth's surface, such as sand, gravel, silt, mud, fill, or loess. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1689)
One of the three domains of life (the others being Eukarya and ARCHAEA), also called Eubacteria. They are unicellular prokaryotic microorganisms which generally possess rigid cell walls, multiply by cell division, and exhibit three principal forms: round or coccal, rodlike or bacillary, and spiral or spirochetal. Bacteria can be classified by their response to OXYGEN: aerobic, anaerobic, or facultatively anaerobic; by the mode by which they obtain their energy: chemotrophy (via chemical reaction) or PHOTOTROPHY (via light reaction); for chemotrophs by their source of chemical energy: CHEMOLITHOTROPHY (from inorganic compounds) or chemoorganotrophy (from organic compounds); and by their source for CARBON; NITROGEN; etc.; HETEROTROPHY (from organic sources) or AUTOTROPHY (from CARBON DIOXIDE). They can also be classified by whether or not they stain (based on the structure of their CELL WALLS) with CRYSTAL VIOLET dye: gram-negative or gram-positive.
A genus of strictly anaerobic ultrathermophilic archaea, in the family THERMOCOCCACEAE, occurring in heated seawaters. They exhibit heterotrophic growth at an optimum temperature of 100 degrees C.
Physiological processes and properties of BACTERIA.
The cycle by which the element carbon is exchanged between organic matter and the earth's physical environment.
A body of water covering approximately one-fifth of the total ocean area of the earth, extending amidst Africa in the west, Australia in the east, Asia in the north, and Antarctica in the south. Including the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf, it constitutes the third largest ocean after the ATLANTIC OCEAN and the PACIFIC OCEAN. (New Encyclopaedia Britannica Micropaedia, 15th ed, 1990, p289)
The inanimate matter of Earth, the structures and properties of this matter, and the processes that affect it.
The property of objects that determines the direction of heat flow when they are placed in direct thermal contact. The temperature is the energy of microscopic motions (vibrational and translational) of the particles of atoms.
An infraorder of CRUSTACEA, in the order DECAPODA comprising the hermit crabs and characterized by a small fifth pair of legs.
Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of bacteria.
A phylum of bacteria consisting of the purple bacteria and their relatives which form a branch of the eubacterial tree. This group of predominantly gram-negative bacteria is classified based on homology of equivalent nucleotide sequences of 16S ribosomal RNA or by hybridization of ribosomal RNA or DNA with 16S and 23S ribosomal RNA.
The simplest saturated hydrocarbon. It is a colorless, flammable gas, slightly soluble in water. It is one of the chief constituents of natural gas and is formed in the decomposition of organic matter. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
The variety of all native living organisms and their various forms and interrelationships.
A group of PROTEOBACTERIA represented by morphologically diverse, anaerobic sulfidogens. Some members of this group are considered bacterial predators, having bacteriolytic properties.
A large group of anaerobic bacteria which show up as pink (negative) when treated by the Gram-staining method.
Genes, found in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes, which are transcribed to produce the RNA which is incorporated into RIBOSOMES. Prokaryotic rRNA genes are usually found in OPERONS dispersed throughout the GENOME, whereas eukaryotic rRNA genes are clustered, multicistronic transcriptional units.
The science of the earth and other celestial bodies and their history as recorded in the rocks. It includes the study of geologic processes of an area such as rock formations, weathering and erosion, and sedimentation. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Physiological processes, factors, properties and characteristics pertaining to REPRODUCTION.
Inorganic salts of thiosulfuric acid possessing the general formula R2S2O3.
The continent lying around the South Pole and the southern waters of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. It includes the Falkland Islands Dependencies. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p55)
A geographical area of the United States comprising the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.
Tellurium. An element that is a member of the chalcogen family. It has the atomic symbol Te, atomic number 52, and atomic weight 127.60. It has been used as a coloring agent and in the manufacture of electrical equipment. Exposure may cause nausea, vomiting, and CNS depression.
Animals that have no spinal column.
Ribonucleic acid in archaea having regulatory and catalytic roles as well as involvement in protein synthesis.
The science dealing with the earth and its life, especially the description of land, sea, and air and the distribution of plant and animal life, including humanity and human industries with reference to the mutual relations of these elements. (From Webster, 3d ed)
Ribonucleic acid in bacteria having regulatory and catalytic roles as well as involvement in protein synthesis.
The origin of life. It includes studies of the potential basis for life in organic compounds but excludes studies of the development of altered forms of life through mutation and natural selection, which is BIOLOGICAL EVOLUTION.
An enzyme that catalyzes the activation of sulfate ions by ATP to form adenosine-5'-phosphosulfate and pyrophosphate. This reaction constitutes the first enzymatic step in sulfate utilization following the uptake of sulfate. EC 2.7.7.4.
A phylum of the kingdom Metazoa. Mollusca have soft, unsegmented bodies with an anterior head, a dorsal visceral mass, and a ventral foot. Most are encased in a protective calcareous shell. It includes the classes GASTROPODA; BIVALVIA; CEPHALOPODA; Aplacophora; Scaphopoda; Polyplacophora; and Monoplacophora.
A group of gram-negative, anaerobic bacteria that is able to oxidize acetate completely to carbon dioxide using elemental sulfur as the electron acceptor.
Organisms that live in water.
The first chemical element in the periodic table. It has the atomic symbol H, atomic number 1, and atomic weight [1.00784; 1.00811]. It exists, under normal conditions, as a colorless, odorless, tasteless, diatomic gas. Hydrogen ions are PROTONS. Besides the common H1 isotope, hydrogen exists as the stable isotope DEUTERIUM and the unstable, radioactive isotope TRITIUM.
A nonmetallic element with atomic symbol C, atomic number 6, and atomic weight [12.0096; 12.0116]. It may occur as several different allotropes including DIAMOND; CHARCOAL; and GRAPHITE; and as SOOT from incompletely burned fuel.
A chemical reaction in which an electron is transferred from one molecule to another. The electron-donating molecule is the reducing agent or reductant; the electron-accepting molecule is the oxidizing agent or oxidant. Reducing and oxidizing agents function as conjugate reductant-oxidant pairs or redox pairs (Lehninger, Principles of Biochemistry, 1982, p471).
The complete absence, or (loosely) the paucity, of gaseous or dissolved elemental oxygen in a given place or environment. (From Singleton & Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed)
The pressure due to the weight of fluid.
A large subphylum of mostly marine ARTHROPODS containing over 42,000 species. They include familiar arthropods such as lobsters (NEPHROPIDAE), crabs (BRACHYURA), shrimp (PENAEIDAE), and barnacles (THORACICA).
The functional genetic units of ARCHAEA.
The restriction of a characteristic behavior, anatomical structure or physical system, such as immune response; metabolic response, or gene or gene variant to the members of one species. It refers to that property which differentiates one species from another but it is also used for phylogenetic levels higher or lower than the species.
The genetic complement of an archaeal organism (ARCHAEA) as represented in its DNA.
Inorganic or organic salts and esters of nitric acid. These compounds contain the NO3- radical.
Constituent of the 40S subunit of eukaryotic ribosomes. 18S rRNA is involved in the initiation of polypeptide synthesis in eukaryotes.
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nov., a nitrate-reducing, thermophilic, anaerobic bacterium isolated from a Mid-Atlantic Ridge hydrothermal vent, represents a ...
Over 300 new species have been discovered at hydrothermal vents. Hydrothermal vents are entire ecosystems independent from ... creating a hydrothermal vent. Chemosynthesis of bacteria provide the energy and organic matter for the whole food web in vent ... "Life on a hydrothermal vent". Choy, C. Anela; Haddock, Steven H. D.; Robison, Bruce H. (2017-12-06). "Deep pelagic food web ... Hydrothermal vents are the direct contrast with constant temperature. In these systems, the temperature of the water as it ...
In the 1980s, Crane was involved in mapping hydrothermal vents on the Juan de Fuca Ridge and additional vent fields along the ... Crane, Kathleen; Hecker, Barbara; Golubev, Vladimir (1991). "Heat flow and hydrothermal vents in Lake Baikal". Eos, ... Crane, Kathleen; Hecker, Barbara; Golubev, Vladimir (1991). "Hydrothermal vents in Lake Baikal". Nature. 350 (6316): 281. doi: ... that discovered hydrothermal vents on the bottom of Lake Baikal in southern Siberia, which revealed that the lake lies in a ...
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In the deep sea, hydrothermal vents and cold seeps with high levels of hydrogen sulfide are home to a number of extremely ... "Hydrothermal Vents". Marine Society of Australia. Retrieved 28 December 2014. Palacios, Maura; Arias-Rodríguez, Lenín; Plath, ... Diversity and Trophic Ecology of Sediment Macrofauna at Vents, Seeps and Organic Falls". PLOS ONE. 7 (4): e33515. Bibcode: ...
"Hydrothermal vents". Deep Ocean. Fathom. Archived from the original on 2008-12-10. Retrieved 2012-04-21. "Extreme bivalves". ... both live clustered around hydrothermal vents at abyssal depths in the Pacific Ocean. They have chemosymbiotic bacteria in ...
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Little, C.; Vrijenhoek, R.C. (2003). "Are hydrothermal vent animals living fossils?". Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 18 (11): ... modern monoplacophorans are not closely related to vent-dwelling representatives from the Silurian. Cambrian monoplacophoran ...
Like typical hydrothermal vents, the Endeavour Hydrothermal Vents form when cold seawater seeps into cracks and crevices in the ... forming hydrothermal vents. These hydrothermal vents release fluids with temperatures of over 300 °C and have been a focus of ... This group of hydrothermal vents lies 2,250 metres (7,380 ft) below sea level and consists of five hydrothermal fields, known ... a large hydrothermal vent area on the Southern Explorer Ridge, is a scene of this volcanic activity. Unlike most hydrothermal ...
"Horizontal endosymbiont transmission in hydrothermal vent tubeworms". Nature. 441 (7091): 345-348. Bibcode:2006Natur.441..345N ...
These deep sea marine species survive in environments like hydrothermal vents. These vents give off gas and toxic chemicals ... Hydrothermal vents arise when Earth's tectonic plates spread apart, where magma interacts with sea water to create an ... "The chitin system in the tubes of deep sea hydrothermal vent worms." Journal of Structural Biology 109.2 (1992): 116-128.. ... On the Vestimentifera, new phylum: Six new species, and other taxa, from hydrothermal vents and elsewhere. Bulletin of the ...
In: Desbruyeres, D., M. Segonzac, & M. Bright (eds.), Handbook of Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vent Fauna. Denisia 18: 370-371. ... from the Lucky Strike hydrothermal vent field (Azores Triple Junction, Mid-Atlantic Ridge). Marine Biology Research 4 (3): 180- ...
Bright, Monika; Fisher, Charles R.; Nussbaumer, Andrea D. (2006). "Horizontal endosymbiont transmission in hydrothermal vent ... and leader in the field of autotrophic symbiosis in deep sea cold seeps and hydrothermal vents. He is Professor Emeritus and ... other interdisciplinary researchers on expeditions to research sites at cold seeps in the Gulf of Mexico and hydrothermal vent ...
This species occurs at depths between 1,700 m and 2,900 m, in hydrothermal vents and hydrocarbon cold seeps in the Valufa Ridge ... Ifremeria nautilei is a species of large, deepwater hydrothermal vent sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family ... Desbruyères D., Segonzac M. & Bright M. (eds) (2006). Handbook of Deep-sea Hydrothermal Vent Fauna. Second Edition Denisia 18: ... 2006). "Single host and symbiont lineages of hydrothermal vent gastropods, Ifremeria nautilei (Provannidae): biogeography and ...
In hydrothermal vent tubeworms, release of a symbiont upon host death was demonstrated using a symbiont recruitment plates and ... Klose J, Polz MF, Wagner M, Schimak MP, Gollner S, Bright M (September 2015). "Endosymbionts escape dead hydrothermal vent ... Nussbaumer AD, Fisher CR, Bright M (May 2006). "Horizontal endosymbiont transmission in hydrothermal vent tubeworms". Nature. ...
Discovery of the hydrothermal vents in the eastern Pacific Ocean was quickly followed by the discovery and description of new ... Their primary nutrition is derived from the sulfide-rich fluids emanating from the hydrothermal vents where they live. The ... These tubeworms are one of the most dominant organisms associated with the hydrothermal vents in the Pacific Ocean. Tubeworms ... Riftia pachyptila, a vestimentiferan, is known only from the hydrothermal vent systems. Their bodies are divided into four ...
The deep-sea hydrothermal system is one of the most extreme environments on Earth. Almost all vent-endemic animals are strongly ... doi:10.1016/0304-4203(95)00008-F. Jeanthon C (February 2000). "Molecular ecology of hydrothermal vent microbial communities". ... while in the deep sea a sulfur-oxidizing gammaproteobacteria was found in a hydrothermal vent chimney; by entering into ... with the shrimp Rimicaris exoculata living from hydrothermal vents on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Regarding the endosymbionts, most ...
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Daniel Desbruyères; Michel Segonzac (1997). Handbook of Deep-sea Hydrothermal Vent Fauna. Editions Quae. p. 125. ISBN 978-2- ... Zoologica Scripta 22: 1-90 Warén A. & Bouchet P. (2001). Gastropoda and Monoplacophora from hydrothermal vents and seeps new ... New slit-limpets (Scissurellacea and Fissurellacea) from hydrothermal Vents. Part I. Systematic description and comparisons ... and a new family of gastropods from hydrothermal vents and hydrocarbon seeps. ...
Desbruyères, D. & M. Segonzac (1997). Handbook of Deep-sea Hydrothermal Vent Fauna. Editions Quae. p. 223. ISBN 978-2-905434-78 ... It has been observed swimming over fields of hydrothermal vents. Lightly built, the smooth lanternshark has a large head with a ...
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In deep-sea hydrothermal vents, sulfide and oxygen are present in different areas. Indeed, vent fluid of hydrothermal vents is ... Many of the species found living near hydrothermal vents during this expedition had never been seen before. At the time, the ... Hydrothermal vents are characterized by conditions of high hypoxia. In hypoxic conditions, sulfur-storing organisms start ... Childress JJ (October 1988). "Biology and chemistry of a deep-sea hydrothermal vent on the Galapagos Rift; the Rose Garden in ...
"Axial Seamount - Hydrothermal vents". www.pmel.noaa.gov. Retrieved 2017-06-04. Michael West; William Menke; Maya Tolstoy ( ...
nov., isolated from a shallow water hydrothermal vent". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 65 ( ... rod-shaped and non-motile bacterium from the genus of Aequorivita which has been isolated from water from a hydrothermal vent ...
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Handbook of Deep-sea Hydrothermal Vent Fauna. Second Edition Denisia 18: 1-544. (Copepods 316-355)(Polychaeta 183-296) v t e. ... This marine species occurs in hydrothermal vents and seeps, Marianas Trench . Desbruyeresia marianensis (Okutani & Fujikura, ...
The type locality is the Kairei hydrothermal vent site on the Central Indian Ridge, just north of the Rodrigues Triple Point. ... Okutani T., Hashimoto J. & Sasaki T. (2004). "New gastropod taxa from a hydrothermal vent (Kairei Field) in the central Indian ... Handbook of Deep-sea Hydrothermal Vent Fauna. Second Edition Denisia 18: 1-544. (Copepods 316-355)(Polychaeta 183-296) v t e. ...
These snails are part of the fauna of the hydrothermal vents in the Indian and Western Pacific Ocean. These and another genus ... Handbook of Deep-sea Hydrothermal Vent Fauna. Second Edition Denisia 18:1-544. (Copepods 316-355)(Polychaeta 183-296) " ... from hydrothermal vents". Systematics and Biodiversity. 13 (3): 278-295. doi:10.1080/14772000.2014.970673. Yohey Suzuki, ... "Novel Chemoautotrophic Endosymbiosis between a Member of the Epsilonproteobacteria and the Hydrothermal-Vent Gastropod ...
It is the first hagfish recorded from a hydrothermal vent. Møller, P. R.; Jones, W. J. (2007). "Eptatretus strickrotti n. sp. ( ... Myxinidae): First Hagfish Captured From a Hydrothermal Vent". The Biological Bulletin. 212 (1): 55-66. doi:10.2307/25066580. ...
... although a very small amount comes from hydrothermal vents and hot springs. A gradient exists between trophic levels running ...
... and Vulcanoctopus hydrothermalis lives near hydrothermal vents at 2,000 m (6,600 ft).[24] The cirrate species are often free- ...
... such as cold seeps and hydrothermal vents.[86] Deterioration of whale carcasses happens though a series of three stages. ...
Hydrothermal vents. *Intertidal. *Kelp forests. *Lakes. *North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. *Rivers. *San Francisco Estuary ...
A lineage of archaea discovered in 2015, Lokiarchaeum (of proposed new Phylum "Lokiarchaeota"), named for a hydrothermal vent ... Mehta MP; Baross JA (December 2006). "Nitrogen fixation at 92 degrees C by a hydrothermal vent archaeon". Science. 314 (5806): ...
Hydrothermal vents. *Lagoons. *Mangroves. *Marine biomes. *Marine habitats. *Mudflats. *Rocky shores. *Salt marshes ...
Hydrothermal vent. K. *Kinetoplastid. L. *Leishmania. M. *Microbiology. *Microorganism. N. *Naegleria fowleri ...
Mehta MP, Baross JA (2006). "Nitrogen fixation at 92 degrees C by a hydrothermal vent archaeon". Science 314 (5806): 1783-6. ...
For example, 16S rDNA phylogenetic analyses show Lysobacter clades that include sequences obtained from hydrothermal vents, ...
Such organisms are typically found in unusual places such as underwater caves or near hydrothermal vents at the bottom of the ...
Hydrothermal vent. *Marine geology. *Mid-ocean ridge. *Mohorovičić discontinuity. *Vine-Matthews-Morley hypothesis ...
Zal F, Lallier FH, Green BN, Vinogradov SN, Toulmond A (1996). "The multi-hemoglobin system of the hydrothermal vent tube worm ... The bacteria react with H2S from the vent and O2 from the water to produce energy to make food from H2O and CO2. The worms end ... which can reach 2.4 meters length and populates ocean volcanic vents. Instead of a digestive tract, these worms contain a ...
In oceans, rare-earth elements reflect input from rivers, hydrothermal vents, and aeolian sources;[20] this is important in the ... The deposits, studied at 78 sites, came from "[h]ot plumes from hydrothermal vents pull[ing] these materials out of seawater ... Rare-earth elements can also be enriched in deposits by secondary alteration either by interactions with hydrothermal fluids or ... a cornerstone example for giant polymetallic ore deposits of hydrothermal origin". 1997. United States Geological Survey. 29 ...
hydrothermal vents. *intertidal. *kelp forests. *North Pacific Gyre. *San Francisco Estuary. *tide pool ...
Hydrothermal vents. *Intertidal. *Kelp forests. *Lakes. *North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. *Rivers. *San Francisco Estuary ...
Hydrothermal vents. *Lagoons. *Mangroves. *Marine biomes. *Marine habitats. *Mudflats. *Rocky shores. *Salt marshes ...
The bacteria convert inorganic matter - such as hydrogen sulfide and carbon dioxide from hydrothermal vents, or methane from ... some in marine environments as distinct as tidal zones and hydrothermal vents, others in fresh water, and yet others in moist ...
Hydrothermal vents. *Lagoons. *Mangroves. *Marine biomes. *Marine habitats. *Mudflats. *Rocky shores. *Salt marshes ...
... deep-ocean offshore seabed using the temperature difference between cold seawater and hot fluids released by hydrothermal vents ...
Hydrothermal vents. *Lagoons. *Mangroves. *Marine biomes. *Marine habitats. *Mudflats. *Rocky shores. *Salt marshes ...
Hydrothermal vents. *Intertidal. *Kelp forests. *Lakes. *North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. *Rivers. *San Francisco Estuary ...
Hydrothermal vents. *Intertidal. *Kelp forests. *Lakes. *North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. *Rivers. *San Francisco Estuary ...
A recently discovered carnivorous sponge that lives near hydrothermal vents hosts methane-eating bacteria, and digests some of ...
Hydrothermal vents. *Lagoons. *Mangroves. *Marine biomes. *Marine habitats. *Mudflats. *Rocky shores. *Salt marshes ...
Evidence for early life in Earth's oldest hydrothermal vent precipitates. Nature 2017 ... for example in the subsurface ocean beneath hydrothermal vents or subduction zones or in other anoxic basins."..." ...
Mid-ocean ridges, high regions on the seafloor where hydrothermal vents and volcanoes exist, are seen as divergent boundaries, ...
Hydrothermal vents. *Intertidal. *Kelp forests. *Lakes. *North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. *Rivers. *San Francisco Estuary ...
Hydrothermal vents. *Lagoons. *Mangroves. *Marine biomes. *Marine habitats. *Mudflats. *Rocky shores. *Salt marshes ...
hydrothermal vents. rosette-nebula-stockpack-unsplash.jpg. Type. post. Author. Michael Newton Keas. Date. May 6, 2020. ... hydrothermal vents, Johann Gregor Mendel, John Sutherland, Miller-Urey experiment, Mystery of Lifes Origin, Neil DeGrasse ... involving hydrothermal vents in the deep ocean floor - with no mention at all of the equally deep scientific problems with the ...
Rogers and his team examined the East Scotia Ridge to explore hydrothermal vent hydrothermal vent communities in the Southern ... These vents, dominated by scaly-footed snails, are yet another piece in the global hydrothermal vent jigsaw puzzle. While the ... A second major question among vent biologists is how are hydrothermal vents and cold seeps-ecosystems with similar but rarely ... Updates from the Deep: New and Noteworthy in Hydrothermal Vent Research. Posted on January 10, 2012. by Andrew David Thaler ...
The subterranean processes which result in these vents also results in the expulsion of numero... ... This essay A 9 page discussion of the unique geology of hydrothermal vents. ... ESSAY ON: The Geology of Hydrothermal Vents. Number of Pages 9 This research paper: A 9 page discussion of the unique geology ... of hydrothermal vents. The subterranean processes which result in these vents also results in the expulsion of numerous ...
... and the assemblage of hydrothermal vent communities. The fragmented distribution of deep-sea hydrothermal vents lies in stark ... Due to the heterogeneous nature of hydrothermal vent environments, chemosynthetic bacteria inhabiting vents probably have ... Organisms at hydrothermal vents inhabit discontinuous chemical islands along mid-ocean ridges, a scenario that may promote ... If so, how did symbiotic bacteria therein relate to those hosted by invertebrates at the closest known hydrothermal vents along ...
Hydrothermal vents are dynamic, diverse ecosystems that exist in the absence of sunlight. This video features scientific ...
Earthquake and typhoon trigger unprecedented transient shifts in shallow hydrothermal vents biogeochemistry ... Earthquake and typhoon trigger unprecedented transient shifts in shallow hydrothermal vents biogeochemistry Lebrato, M., Wang, ... Abstract: Shallow hydrothermal vents are of pivotal relevance for ocean biogeochemical cycles, including seawater dissolved ... 2019). Earthquake and typhoon trigger unprecedented transient shifts in shallow hydrothermal vents biogeochemistry. Scientific ...
Precious metal mineralization in the seafloor hydrothermal vent on the western part of TA25 caldera. Author(s). 최선기; 박상준; 이경용; ... Sulfide samples from the TA25 hydrothermal vent fields (176°50W/24°25S, Tonga arc) are enriched in precious and/or trace ... Precious metal mineralization in the seafloor hydrothermal vent on the western part of TA25 caldera ... the mineralization of both Au and Ag is mainly controlled by later hydrothermal fluid which causes deposition of Au-Ag-bearing ...
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  • Shallow hydrothermal vents are of pivotal relevance for ocean biogeochemical cycles, including seawater dissolved heavy metals and trace elements as well as the carbonate system balance. (mpg.de)
  • The Kueishan Tao (KST) stratovolcano off Taiwan is associated with numerous hydrothermal vents emitting warm sulfur-rich fluids at so-called White Vents (WV) and Yellow Vent (YV) that impact the surrounding seawater masses and habitats. (mpg.de)
  • Lauren White, a scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, adjusts an experiment that simulates how ancient seawater and fluid from hydrothermal vents could have reacted with minerals from the seafloor to create organic molecules 4.5 billion years ago. (scitechdaily.com)
  • Seawater, percolating through the hot rocks at these spreading centers, is superheated and emerges at vents, bearing a rich bounty of dissolved nutrients to support thriving ecosystems that can live without any sunlight. (universetoday.com)
  • This causes chemical reactions between the two, and the altered seawater becomes hydrothermal fluid. (noaa.gov)
  • Black Smokers are a type of vent that creates tiny mineral particles when the hot fluids exit the seafloor and mix with cold seawater. (noaa.gov)
  • The water flowing out of vents is dominantly seawater drawn into the system through the faults, porous sediments, and volcanic rocks. (oceannetworks.ca)
  • When the hot effluent is expelled, it encounters the cold, ambient seawater (about 2°C) minerals precipitate from the element-rich vent water. (oceannetworks.ca)
  • Explore this popular thermal area where you can see the four major types of hydrothermal features. (nps.gov)
  • Volcanoes found along subduction zones, like the ones we are studying also have very interesting and very diverse types of hydrothermal vents. (whoi.edu)
  • Here, researchers have discovered a new species of alvinocaridid shrimp, similar to thos found on the Mid-Atlantic ridges, which suggests a strong affinity between Atlantic and Cayman Vents. (southernfriedscience.com)
  • Organisms at hydrothermal vents inhabit discontinuous chemical islands along mid-ocean ridges, a scenario that may promote genetic divergence among populations. (edu.au)
  • At many places, hydrothermal vents and cold seeps are situated on these mid-oceanic ridges. (marinespecies.org)
  • The hydrothermal vents are associated with parts of the ocean floor that exhibit high levels of tectonic activity such as mid-oceanic ridges. (marinespecies.org)
  • We know hydrothermal vents appear along ridges approximately every 100 kilometers [62 miles]. (universetoday.com)
  • Hydrothermal vents, which typically form along these mid-ocean ridges, are fissures from which geothermally heated water flows. (oceannetworks.ca)
  • Interestingly, many of the vent species common in other communities were absent here, leading the researchers to conclude the the Southern Ocean may be a new biogeographic province and that dispersal between this and other provinces is extremely limited. (southernfriedscience.com)
  • A second major question among vent biologists is how are hydrothermal vents and cold seeps-ecosystems with similar but rarely overlapping species-related. (southernfriedscience.com)
  • It is a hot spot for hydrothermal vents, which provide habitat for unique species that could provide insight into the origins of life on Earth. (pewtrusts.org)
  • Our own vent species have a long history through a photosynthetic driven biosphere, none of the extant species were derived directly from this environment as far as anyone knows. (universetoday.com)
  • Other species living within hydrothermal communities include limpets, worms (scale worms and sulphide worms), fish, and sea spiders. (oceannetworks.ca)
  • Norris Geyser Basin is the hottest and most dynamic of Yellowstone's active hydrothermal areas. (nps.gov)
  • Plate tectonics is the reason we are here in New Zealand, exploring the southern section of the Kermadec-Tonga arc, a 2,500-kilometer (1,550-mile) chain of at least 40 undersea volcanoes that host some of the most active hydrothermal systems on the planet. (whoi.edu)
  • He's trying to better understand how seafloor hydrothermal systems are connected to the way submarine volcanoes work. (whoi.edu)
  • SMS deposits are in deep sea (1,500 m - 5,000 m) hydrothermal vents along volcanically active areas of the ocean floor and typically contain commercially-attractive concentrations of copper, gold, silver, zinc, as well as other trace metals. (mpi.org.au)
  • A huge biomass of associated organisms thrive near the hydrothermal vents. (marinespecies.org)
  • Hydrothermal vents gush mineral-rich waters that support communities of deep-sea organisms. (pewtrusts.org)
  • Organisms around the deep vents get energy from the chemicals in hydrothermal fluid, a scenario we think is similar to the seafloor of Europa," Coleman said. (universetoday.com)
  • Many marine organisms are facing extreme environmental conditions such as differences in salinity and pH, extremely high and low temperatures for instance in hydrothermal vents and cold seeps, large differences in pressure at extreme depths etc. (marinespecies.org)
  • These vents contain extreme heat, and with this heat bacteria and fungi and many other organisms survive and live. (wn.com)
  • Typically after an eruption, there is heat released and venting for a few years and organisms will colonise the vents, creating a new ecosystem," Chadwick explained . (sciencealert.com)
  • For example, some organisms thrive in the extremely salty water of the so-called Dead Sea, others survive the highly acidic conditions within volcanic pools such as Yellowstone National Park, and other specialised cells tolerate temperatures over 100°C and the crushing pressure around deep-sea 'black smoker' hydrothermal vents. (astrobiologysociety.org)
  • Due to the heterogeneous nature of hydrothermal vent environments, chemosynthetic bacteria inhabiting vents probably have geographically structured populations as well. (edu.au)
  • The tubeworm Ridgeia piscesae grows in large colonies in diffuse venting areas, supported by the symbiotic chemosynthetic bacteria developing in their cells. (oceannetworks.ca)
  • The exhaustive author list on this paper reads like a who's who in hydrothermal vent biogeography. (southernfriedscience.com)
  • DeChaine, EG and Bates, AE and Shank, TM and Cavanaugh, CM, Off-axis symbiosis found: characterization and biogeography of bacterial symbionts of Bathymodiolus mussels from Lost City hydrothermal vents, Environmental Microbiology, 8, (Annual) pp. 1902-1912. (edu.au)
  • The 2003 discovery of mussels at the Lost City Hydrothermal Field provided a means of evaluating factors that govern the biogeography of symbiotic bacteria in the deep sea. (edu.au)
  • From hairy-chested yeti crabs to the deepest known fields, hydrothermal vents have been enjoying a bit of science celebrity in the last few weeks. (southernfriedscience.com)
  • The Mid-Cayman Trough, home of the deepest known vent fields in the world , fits neatly into the middle of this puzzle. (southernfriedscience.com)
  • But a team of scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic institute and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, exploring the 68-mile-long Mid-Cayman rise deep beneath the surface of the Caribbean, have discovered the deepest known hydrothermal vent in the world, along with two other distinct types of vents. (universetoday.com)
  • The Pescadero Basin vents are the deepest known high-temperature vents in the Pacific Ocean, located 12,500 feet below the surface. (alternativesjournal.ca)
  • Considering bulk composition and mineral chemistry, the mineralization of both Au and Ag is mainly controlled by later hydrothermal fluid which causes deposition of Au-Ag-bearing sulfosalts of invisible phase within sphalerite grain.1,420 ppm). (kiost.ac.kr)
  • After my masters, I was very much interested in hydrothermal fluid chemistry and was lucky enough to get employed in the field and also got to return to my home state. (nautiluslive.org)
  • Abstract A recent eruption on CoAxial Segment of Juan de Fuca Ridge initiated hydrothermal conditions with rapid changes in water chemistry and growth of microbial communities. (semanticscholar.org)
  • This picture illustrates the chemistry and forces that produce deep sea vent, also known as a black smoker. (ubc.ca)
  • It was created by an employee at the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and was linked to a somewhat educational article on Hydrothermal Vents and ocean chemistry. (ubc.ca)
  • Just last week, the R/V Atlantis left port with a crew of scientists and the ROV Jason to further explore these vents. (southernfriedscience.com)
  • Some scientists think life on Earth may have begun around similar vents on the ocean floor billions of years ago. (scitechdaily.com)
  • Some scientists think it could have been around hydrothermal vents that may have existed at the bottom of the ocean 4.5 billion years ago. (scitechdaily.com)
  • Some scientists think the story of life on Earth may have started around hydrothermal vents at the bottom of the ocean 4.5 billion years ago. (scitechdaily.com)
  • They study how scientists use CTDs to locate hydrothermal vents. (lessonplanet.com)
  • Follow a team of scientists, technicians, and engineers as they use the deep-sea submersible Alvin to obtain new insights into the functioning of deep-sea hydrothermal vent ecosystems. (whoi.edu)
  • Once the vents were discovered in 1982, scientists began to explore the area. (oceannetworks.ca)
  • If so, this would have direct implications for how topographic features of the seafloor, deep-ocean currents, and chemically variable environments impact the evolution and diversity of bacteria, the origin and evolution of bacteriavent invertebrate symbioses, and the assemblage of hydrothermal vent communities. (edu.au)
  • Meiofaunal diversity and assemblage structure in a shallow-water hydrothermal vent in the Pacific Ocean. (ugent.be)
  • This substance is also found deep down in Earth's oceans around hydrothermal vents. (the-sun.com)
  • A hydrothermal vent is a place where magma reaches through the earth's crust and creates something similar to an oceanic hot spring. (montessorimom.com)
  • Hydrogen provides a source of chemical energy supporting microbes that live in the Earth's oceans near hydrothermal vents," Hunter Waite, an atmospheric scientist and principal investigator of the study, said in the statement from SwRI. (livescience.com)
  • With that in mind, the researchers wonder if these complex organic molecules could be coming from hydrothermal vents like the ones on Earth's seafloor, which are home to hundreds of primitive life-forms such as tube worms. (livescience.com)
  • Before coming here, most of the hydrothermal vents that were studied were found in regions where the Earth's tectonic plates are spreading apart, like the East Pacific Rise or the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. (whoi.edu)
  • Hydrothermal vents are often associated with undersea volcanoes. (noaa.gov)
  • It's hard to find vents and active volcanoes in the deep ocean. (noaa.gov)
  • The discovery of these vents and volcanoes has revealed new ecosystems we didn't know existed, and has taught us new things about how the Earth works. (noaa.gov)
  • Es difícil encontrar Fuentes hidrotermales y volcanoes activos en el océano profundo. (noaa.gov)
  • Vents at submarine volcanoes create a natural laboratories for studying the effects of ocean acidification on marine communities. (noaa.gov)
  • Thus, researchers suspect the cradle of life in clay pits, in hot pools, in hydrothermal vents or in the pores of frozen lava from sea volcanoes. (duncanda.com)
  • NARRAGANSETT, R.I. - May 11, 2021 - He found the resting place of the Titanic, John F. Kennedy's PT-109, the aircraft carrier Yorktown and numerous other modern and ancient shipwrecks, as well as hydrothermal vents and their exotic ecosystem that lives off the energy of the Earth instead of the sun. (uri.edu)
  • A significant reduction in venting activity and fluid flow was observed at the high-temperature YV. (mpg.de)
  • We were particularly excited to find compelling evidence for high-temperature venting at almost 5,000 meters depth," said Julie Huber, a scientist in the Josephine Bay Paul Center at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole. (universetoday.com)
  • We have absolutely zero microbial data from high-temperature vents at this depth. (universetoday.com)
  • At the Endeavour segment, a notably vigorous venting area, black smokers form at the high temperature vents, where the effluent is precipitating iron sulphides. (oceannetworks.ca)
  • In addition to the deepest hydrothermal vent yet discovered, at a depth of 5,000 meters (16,400 feet), the team also found a shallower low-temperature vent. (universetoday.com)
  • If so, how did symbiotic bacteria therein relate to those hosted by invertebrates at the closest known hydrothermal vents along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR)? (edu.au)
  • These findings provide new insights into the processes that drive diversification of bacteria and evolution of symbioses at hydrothermal vents. (edu.au)
  • 115°C)). The bacteria of the vents oxidize hydrogen sulfide, add carbon dioxide and oxygen, and produce sugar, sulfur, and water. (marinespecies.org)
  • For some people, a best-case scenario for the future is that some bacteria will survive around volcanic vents at the bottom of the ocean. (counterpunch.org)
  • Microbes, such as bacteria and archaea, live here - harvesting chemical energy from the hydrothermal fluid. (noaa.gov)
  • Bacteria are able to use reduced compounds from the vent effluent as an energy source (chemosynthesis). (oceannetworks.ca)
  • Chimney of the new vent field where hydrothermal activity is visible. (sandrascloset.com)
  • it also suggests that, although there are numerous cold seeps nearby, vent fauna on the Mid-Cayman Spreading Center are still taxonomicaly more similar to the more distant Mid-Atlantic vents. (southernfriedscience.com)
  • The unusual chemical composition of vent fluids, the remote location, and paucity of characteristic vent macrofauna at the site, raised the question of whether microbial symbioses existed at the extraordinary Lost City. (edu.au)
  • I usually perform chemical analyses of hydrothermal vent fluids. (nautiluslive.org)
  • Down in the deep and dark waters, they found hot springs on the ocean floor releasing warm and mineral-rich fluids - these are called hydrothermal vents. (noaa.gov)
  • Deep-sea hydrothermal vent communities are among the most productive oceanic ecosystems on the planet and are sustained by prokaryotic chemolithoautotrophic primary producers that use inorganic energy sources available and nutrients from hydrothermal fluids. (xmu.edu.cn)
  • Students will make a food web diagram of the hydrothermal vent community and show the flow of energy and materials in this ecosystem. (si.edu)
  • dive deep underwater into the Juan de Fuca ridge to explore this deep-sea vent ecosystem. (sanmarcostx.gov)
  • Additionally, because of their rarity, the mining of hydrothermal vents at the Solwara 1 site would remove a very high proportion of the global total of these ecosystem types - a property not considered by the report. (mining.com)
  • Tailoring hydrothermal vent biodiversity towards improved biodiscovery using a novel in-situ enrichment strategy. (uib.no)
  • They showed that under extreme pressure, fluid from these ancient seafloor cracks mixed with ocean water could have reacted with minerals from the hydrothermal vents to produce organic molecules - the building blocks that compose nearly all life on Earth. (scitechdaily.com)
  • [2] This type of very hot hydrothermal vents is called a black smoker. (marinespecies.org)
  • Beneath the headlines, there has been an eruption of vent-related research published in the scientific literature and some exciting new expeditions just left port. (southernfriedscience.com)
  • An eruption on Cleft segment, Juan de Fuca Ridge, in 1986 provided an opportunity to observe potential successional patterns in vent-animal colonisation. (semanticscholar.org)
  • Those trips showed a rapidly declining hydrothermal system, indicating that the eruption had happened on a scale of just months before the discovery in December 2015. (sciencealert.com)
  • Travel across the globe to see the archeological ghost town of Pompeii, hydrothermal vents at the bottom of the ocean and witness the devastating effects of the 2018 Kilauea eruption in Hawaii. (osc.org)
  • A seafloor vent called a "white smoker" spews mineral-rich water into the ocean and serves as an energy hub for living creatures. (scitechdaily.com)
  • They have plans to extract metals from deposits concentrated around hydrothermal vents and nodules - potato sized rocks - which are scattered across the sea floor. (counterpunch.org)
  • In addition to manganese nodules in abyssal plains, ore deposits around hot vents on the seabed are among the potentially economically interesting metal deposits in the oceans. (fona.de)
  • SMS deposits form through hydrothermal activity. (mpi.org.au)
  • There are 6 known vent fields with distinct morphologies spaced about 2 km apart along the axial rift valley of the segment. (oceannetworks.ca)
  • Decapod crustaceans from hydrothermal vents and cold seeps: a review through 2005. (marinespecies.org)
  • Hydrothermal vents and cold seeps, examples of extreme environmental conditions in the sea. (marinespecies.org)
  • Other, less showy forms of hydrothermal vents that we'll visit, are called seeps because the fluid flows from the seafloor more slowly. (whoi.edu)
  • Black smokers are hot vents in the deep sea, where up to 400-degrees hot water seeps out, enriched with various metals. (fona.de)
  • The Aigarchaeota inhabit terrestrial geothermal springs and submarine hydrothermal vents globally, but are particularly abundant and diverse in springs in Northern Nevada and southwest China. (unlv.edu)
  • At the surface, silica precipitates to form siliceous sinter, creating the scalloped edges of hot springs and the seemingly barren landscape of hydrothermal basins. (nps.gov)
  • They talk this time about what the show itself calls its "most plausible creation myth… for the origin of life," involving hydrothermal vents in the deep ocean floor - with no mention at all of the equally deep scientific problems with the idea. (idthefuture.com)
  • Rogers and his team examined the East Scotia Ridge to explore hydrothermal vent hydrothermal vent communities in the Southern Ocean. (southernfriedscience.com)
  • The subterranean processes which result in these vents also results in the expulsion of numerous minerals to the surface of the ocean floor. (fastpapers.com)
  • Travel to a world of perpetual night--the deep ocean hydrothermal vents near the. (si.edu)
  • In particular, the research lays important groundwork for in-depth studies of such ocean worlds as Saturn's moon Enceladus and Jupiter's moon Europa, which are both thought to have liquid-water oceans buried beneath thick icy crusts and may host hydrothermal activity similar to what's being simulated at JPL. (scitechdaily.com)
  • Students explore how hydrothermal vents are formed and where they are located on the ocean floor. (lessonplanet.com)
  • In some parts of the deep ocean there are hydrothermal vents. (wn.com)
  • This hot fluid then jets back into the ocean, forming a hydrothermal vent. (noaa.gov)
  • Abstract Hydrothermal vent communities on a mid-ocean ridge crest can be separated by large distances on separate segments. (semanticscholar.org)
  • Some fish live deep in the ocean, some near hydrothermal vents. (montessorimom.com)
  • At least two places in the solar system could actually have hydrothermal vents and thus potential cradles of life: The Saturn moon Enceladus has under its ice crust a subglacial ocean in which warm, alkaline water is likely to rise from the hot rock surface. (duncanda.com)
  • Bajo las aguas profundas y obscuras, en el fondo oceánico encontraron aguas termales que desprendían fluidos ricos en minerals, los cuales son llamados respiraderos o Fuentes hidrotermales. (noaa.gov)
  • That's why a bigger team is coming back in May of this year to drill into part of the hydrothermal system-to understand the distribution of metals and minerals inside part of the volcano. (whoi.edu)
  • Deep-sea vent in miniature: In the experiment, iron-containing minerals are released and lactic acid and amino acids are formed. (duncanda.com)
  • Over six weeks of the six-month expedition will be dedicated to exploration and mapping of the Galapagos Rift and the site of the first hydrothermal vent discovery in 1977. (nautiluslive.org)
  • A geyser basin is a geographically distinct area containing a "cluster" of hydrothermal features that may include geysers, hot springs, mudpots, and fumaroles. (nps.gov)
  • These microbes form the base of a unique foodchain that includes tubeworms, shrimp, and even crabs that live in communities around the vents. (noaa.gov)
  • This was probably the highest-risk expedition I have ever undertaken," said chief scientist Chris German, a Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution geochemist who has pioneered the use of autonomous underwater vehicles to search for hydrothermal vent sites. (universetoday.com)
  • Filling in these gaps in our knowledge can help us understand the history and evolution of hydrothermal vent ecosystems. (southernfriedscience.com)
  • This research paper: A 9 page discussion of the unique geology of hydrothermal vents. (fastpapers.com)
  • Yellowstone's volcanic geology provides the three components necessary for the existence of geysers and other hydrothermal features: heat, water, and a natural "plumbing" system. (nps.gov)
  • Despite the seemingly harsh volcanic environment, these vents are actually home to a variety of life. (noaa.gov)
  • Hydrothermal vents are dynamic, diverse ecosystems that exist in the absence of sunlight. (noaa.gov)
  • Looking back at the primordial soup: Important building blocks for the first life on earth could have arisen at the hydrothermal vents of the oceans. (duncanda.com)
  • Hydrothermal vent systems are sorted into biogeographic provinces, with different regions supporting different communities. (southernfriedscience.com)
  • Peter Girguis , Assistant Professor of Biology in the Department of Organismic & Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University, shared his research through a concept map about hydrothermal vent ecosystems, including information gathered on a recent trip to the Juan de Fuca ridge. (umaine.edu)
  • This little bugger comes from a hydrothermal vent at the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. (deepseanews.com)
  • 2018 Support for the Oceano Azul Foundation leads to the discovery of the LUSO Hydrothermal Field in the Azores , one of the most unique ecosystems on Earth, a unique zone of biological, geological and chemical importance that is now declared a Marine Protected Area. (sandrascloset.com)
  • Norris shows evidence of having had hydrothermal activity prior to the last great ice age. (nps.gov)
  • This is because the vents are created and sustained by the heat of volcanic activity at tectonic plate boundaries, found throughout the globe. (noaa.gov)
  • Yellowstone was set aside as the world's first national park because of its hydrothermal wonders. (nps.gov)
  • The park contains more than 10,000 thermal features, including the world's greatest concentration of geysers as well as hot springs, mudpots, and steam vents. (nps.gov)
  • Due to the use of submersibles and acoustic mapping, unique and often diverse communities have been found on features such as hydrothermal vents (Fig. 2). (marinespecies.org)
  • Now I'm not as optimistic about vents as "food chain" communities as mentioned here. (universetoday.com)
  • These tall sulphide chimneys (hydrothermal vents) host some very unique ecological communities. (oceannetworks.ca)
  • These distinct areas often, but not always, occur in low places because hydrothermal features tend to be concentrated around the margins of lava flows and in areas of faulting. (nps.gov)
  • New marine decapod crustaceans from waters influenced by hydrothermal discharge, brine, and hydrocarbon seepage. (marinespecies.org)

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