Post by Jon Copley. Dr. Jon Copley is a lecturer in marine ecology at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, UK. He is also director…View More Sex At Vents: Lights On or Off?
KZ is now among the scientifically published. Occurring this week in the Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington is “A new species of Alvinocaris…View More Kevin Zelnio…New and Improved…Now With 30% More Shrimp!
I just sent in the proofs to a paper that will come out in the next issue of the Proceedings of the Biological Society of…View More New Paper Teaser
From TED… With vibrant video clips captured by submarines, David Gallo takes us to some of Earth’s darkest, most violent, toxic and beautiful habitats, the…View More TGIF: David Gallo Discusses The Deep
In light of the workshop below, I thought you might enjoy this REPOST from DSN March 24, 2006 This is one in a series of…View More Vents of Gold
Journalists looking for a compelling story of greed, adventure, and science on the high seas might want to consider attending this Deep-Sea Mining Workshop at…View More Deep-Sea Mining Workshop at Wood’s Hole
Rhizocephalan overlord,Peltogaster paguri (tubular thing sticking up on the right), infecting hermit crab. Photo courtesy of Jens Hoeg, used with permission. Rhizocephala are curious creatures.…View More LOLRhizocephalans: Plotting to Take Over the World
Alviniconcha hessleri (Mollusca: Mesogastropoda: Provannidae) When you think of hydrothermal vents, what comes to mind first? Is it the gushing black smoke out of a…View More From The Desk of Zelnio: Alviniconcha hessleri
Perspective view of East Pacific Rise and the seismic velocity structure of the underlying mantle. Surprisingly, regions of magma storage in the mantle (shown as…View More From The Desk of Zelnio: New Geophysical Study May Point The Direction To New Vent Discoveries
You may remember from high school or college chemistry that temperature affects the rate of chemical reactions. A reaction between two molecules can only occur…View More ARCHIVE: 25 Things You Should Know About the Deep Sea: #13 Extreme Temperatures Affect Biological Rates