Sources:

  • InterRidge Vents Database Version 2.0, credit: S.E. Beaulieu, 2010, InterRidge Global Database of Active Submarine Hydrothermal Vent Fields: prepared for InterRidge, Version 2.0. World Wide Web electronic publication; current version 3.4 available online at http://vents-data.interridge.org
  • Exclusive Economic Zones Version 5, credit: Flanders Marine Institute, 2009; current version 10 available online at http://www.marineregions.org/
  • Plate boundaries (Ridge & Transform, Trench), credit:  University of Texas PLATES Project.

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Vent Basics

vent chemistry

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Vent Chemistry

boiling points

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Boiling Point

hydrothermal vent life

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Hydrothermal Vent Life

tubeworm anatomy

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Tubeworm Anatomy

chemosynthesis

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Chemosynthesis