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A hydrothermal vent is a fissure in a planet's surface from which geothermally heated water issues. Hydrothermal vents are commonly found near volcanically ...

What is a hydrothermal vent? - NOAA's National Ocean Service


Hydrothermal vents are the result of sea water percolating down through fissures in the ocean crust in the vicinity of spreading centers or subduction zones.

Hydrothermal Vents - National Geographic


One of the strangest ecosystems on Earth lies deep under the ocean.

Hydrothermal Vent Creatures | Smithsonian Ocean Portal


Travel to a world of perpetual night--the deep ocean hydrothermal vents near the Galapagos Rift where life thrives around superheated water spewing from ...

SEAS: Introduction to hydrothermal vents - Ridge 2000 Program


Hydrothermal vents are found along the mid-ocean ridge system, a 60,000 km- long, underwater mountain range stretching around the planet like the stitching ...

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Aug 25, 2008 ... Bill Nye discusses the discovery of hydrothermal vents on the ocean's floor.

Hydrothermal Vents - Deep Sea Creatures on Sea and Sky


a Deep Sea Hydrothermal Vent. (NOAA OAR/NNURP). In the late 1970's, scientists on a routine study of the ocean floor in the Pacific made a discovery that ...

Ocean Planet: Popular Science - Creatures of the Thermal Vents


The giant tube worm is one of the most conspicuous members of a diverse community that forms around hydrothermal vents. Scientists once thought that no  ...

Hydrothermal Vent Formation - American Museum of Natural History


The researchers will use the thermometers I prepare to study minute temperature variations around the hydrothermal vent site, so there's no room for mistakes!

Deep sea ecology: hydrothermal vents and cold seeps | WWF


Hydrothermal vents. Deep-sea hydrothermal vents form as a result of volcanic activity on the ocean floor. Water seeps through cracks in the Earth's crust, ...

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Hydrothermal Vents : Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution


WHOI geologist Chris German led the expedition, which visited the deepest known hydrothermal vents in the world. (Photo by Chris German and the Jason ...

Dive and Discover : Hydrothermal Vents : Vent Basics


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Deep Sea Hydrothermal Vents - National Geographic Society


Mar 21, 2013 ... Explore how the 1977 discovery of hydrothermal vent ecosystems in the deep ocean shocked scientists and redefined our understanding of the ...