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Seafloor Vents Eco-Pros Environmental Education on the Web SEAFLOOR VENTS Tubeworms Chemosynthesis Black Smoker Tubeworm Bacteria Click on 4 images to enlarge them and the ... harsh conditions. Images courtesy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Scientists Discover New Hydrothermal Vents (ABC News, AP Science Writer, 12/6/05) "The findings are significant because they show ...
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OCEAN HOME Oceans, seas, gulfs, and bays Whales Seafloor Vents The ocean has been the life support system for living organisms on planet Earth ... , research, conservation, ocean expeditions, and much more. Scientists have recently discovered superhot vents deep in the seafloor where they expect to find biodiversity at 750F. Learn about some amazing ...
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ENN: Japan And New Zealand to Study Undersea Volcanoes with Mini Sub
Thursday. The seafloor study is the ... vents of the active Brothers and Healy volcanoes about 300 kilometers (190 miles) out into the South Pacific Ocean from New Zealand. Scientists also plan to take video footage of spectacular seafloor ... in the hostile conditions next to the volcanoes' seafloor vents, with many of the organisms likely to be ...
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SoundNet - Whale fall
As bits of whale tissue spread around the carcass, the enriched seafloor sediment provides nutrition for opportunistic worms and crustaceans. As anaerobic bacteria further the whale's ... keeps whale bones with live specimens in a seawater tank. Unlike creatures found at hydrothermal vents, which can only survive at the high pressures found at the bottom of the deep ...
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Welcome to the UW School of Oceanography
The vents range in height, one towering nearly ... spotlight on 100 remarkable UW alums... Learn More .... Research Creating seafloor maps of Juan de Fuca plate Join the research teams ... UW, Woods Hole Oceanographic and six other institutions, mapping the seafloor off the coasts of Oregon and Washington aboard the R/ ...
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Monterey Bay Aquarium: Seafood Watch Program - How Fish are Caught or Farmed
Dredgers rake the seafloor for shellfish Most dredgers catch scallops, clams, oysters and other shellfish that live on the seafloor or burrow into mud or sand. Dredging damages the seafloor ... these animals can either escape through specially designed vents or be released alive once the trap is hauled aboard. Traps may damage seafloor habitats when large ocean swells and tides bounce ...
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Marine Careers :: Ocean Engineering
(ROVs). ... periods of time. Because of ocean engineers, major oceanographic discoveries -- including hydrothermal vents, ocean volcanoes, thousands of miles of underwater mountain chains, "new" species, and ...
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Oceanographic Institute provides this wonderful educational site about discovery and exploration of the deep seafloor. Dive and Discover "brings you right on board" oceanographic research cruises to the ... ship! This site gives detailed information about the physical and biological science of hydrothermal vents, oceanographic tools used in the expedition, and plate tectonics. Journey North: A Global ...
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Vents Program Home Page
Browse Vents Sites: New Millennium Observatory (NeMO) Ocean Seismicity Theme Page The Submarine Ring of Fire ... broadcast: A symphony of underwater sounds in Antarctica Tectonic Plates Slowly Moving Vents scientists have discovered that the seafloor off the Pacific Northwest is a jumping kind of place, with ...
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Vents Program: Multimedia Gallery
Vents Program's Multimedia Gallery The Vents Program has accumulated a unique cache of multimedia throughout its ... seafloor interaction animation Acoustics Underwater sounds Animations/Images Geology Video highlights Pillow lava movie NE Pacific fly-through (11 MB wmv file) Chemistry Image gallery Physical Oceanography RAFOS float trajectory Vents ...
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