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Deep sea hydrothermal vents
Web www.extremescience.com Links: Virtual Field Trip to the Thermal Vents NOAA - Thermal Vents Study Deep Sea Hydrothermal Vents Throughout the oceans of the world there exist undersea mountain ranges, which ... these worms are common, growing to about the size of your hand. But down in the deep ocean these creatures thrive in this really hostile environment, growing to amazing lengths of up to ...
Ocean Geography | Geography of the sea floor
Sea Mounts – Seamounts are isolated submarine elevations, or underwater mountains. They are at least 700 meters ... places where oceanic plates are subducting beneath continental plates. Read about Deep Sea Hydrothermal Vents... Sounding - How Scientists Measure the Sea What an echo sounder does is send high frequency sound ...
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First common heat and acid-loving micro-organism isolated from deep sea hydrothermal vents... 19/07 Navicula assisteert bij berging wrak F-16 straaljager in de Waddenzee... 14/07 NIOZ postdoc Franois Vzina wint grote NWO Veni subsidie 14/07 NIOZ post-doc wins large NWO-Veni ...
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Some scientists suggest that photosynthesis does not depend solely on the sun. Deep-sea hydrothermal vents contain many life forms, including tube worms and eyeless crabs that thrive near the ... will be developed on Horseshoe Shoal, a shallow area in the sound that is almost above sea level at low tide, making construction a relatively simple process that will not interfere with ...
The Deep Sea at MarineBio.org - Ocean biology, Marine life, Sea creatures, Marine conservation...
Remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) have been used underwater since ... settle and form chimneys around which are soon populated by a variety of sea life. Soon after hydrothermal vents were discovered, the communities of giant tube worms that inhabit them were ...
NURP Supports Genome Sequencing of Deep Sea Organism (06/10/05)
Sea Organism (06/10/05) NURP Supports Genome Sequencing of Deep Sea Organism This story entered on 10th Jun, 2005 12:57:26 PM PST Researchers at the University of Hawaii recently ... the Western Pacific, provided the technical equipment and expertise to isolate the microorganism from Loihis hydrothermal vents at 1300-m depth, where temperatures can reach 198 oC. Furthermore, HURL developed apparatus ...
Whale falls, wood, or kelp: A bonanza for life in the deep sea (01/14/03)
Wood parcels were implanted on the seafloor in two groups, 3 years prior and 6 ... falls was whether they might serve as reservoirs for biological colonization of the more geographically isolated hydrothermal vents and cold seeps, another type of isolated low oxygen, high sulfide environment. Despite the ...
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WWF - Blue Planet: Deep sea
What We Do > Marine > About Our Oceans > Deep sea Deep sea Sea floor Seamounts Hydrothermal vents and cold seeps Deep sea importance Deep sea threats Marine About Our Oceans Coasts Open ocean ... are as varied as those on land: vast plains, volcanoes, the longest mountain chain on Earth, deep canyons, sulphurous geysers, and of course, a huge volume of open water. Incredible biological discoveries ...
WWF - Increasing protection: the deep sea
The vents are dominated by dense beds of mussels, with 66 species being described to date. The Menez ... also dominated by mussels but these are overgrown by mats of bacteria. Further information: Profile: Deep-sea hydrothermal vents Page last updated: February 29, 2008. All photos/graphics remain the copyright of WWF A ...
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Sounds of the Southern Ocean Nov. 20-Dec. 13, 2006 -First attempt of deep-water ROV survey of hydrothermal vents and ecosystems in Antarctica. Hydrophones record sounds generated by moving ice sheets, ... large baleen whales. 2008: Listen to climate change (Oregonian 1/6/08) 2006: Oregon Sea Grant Site 2005: Oregon Sea Grant Site | NOAA Ocean Explorer Site Earth & Sky radio broadcast: A symphony of ...
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