Seafloor Geology

An Unexpected Break

After a successful day of diving with Jason over the Northwest caldera region of Brothers volcano, the team has encountered a few difficulties, both human and meteorological.

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Lava Flows

lava flows

When a volcano erupts, the molten rock (or magma) that comes out of the Earth is called lava. Lava is the most common form of material erupted from volcanoes that form oceanic islands.

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Seafloor Magnetics

magnetics

Learn about the Earth’s magnetic field and why measuring it near the seafloor can help geophysicists understand how the ocean crust forms.

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