Latest News for: Hydrothermal vents


OceanGate Expeditions Announces Medical Team for Inaugural Titanic Survey Expedition

Ellensburg Daily Record 12 May 2021
OceanGate Expeditions Titanic Survey Expedition 2021 Medical Team.. Dr. Marc Y ... Charles H ... Burdick ... Media Inquiries ... The organization conducts undersea expeditions to explore and document the 95% of the seafloor that man has never visited including iconic shipwrecks, hydrothermal vents, deep-sea canyons, and uncommon biological events around the world.

Taal ‘unstable’ amid elevated unrest – Phivolcs

Manila Standard Today 12 May 2021
Paul Alanis, Phivolcs resident volcanologist in Sorsogon, said the series of volcanic quakes were due to hydrothermal pressure that has been building up in the volcano’s vent. He explained that hydrothermal activity is caused by water mixing with hot rocks, producing gas pressure and rock movements in the volcano’s vent.

Volcanoes on Mars Might Still be Active

Universe Today 08 May 2021
Back in March, NASA’s InSight lander detected two large quakes from a geologically active region of Mars called the Cerberus Fossae ... In either case, on geological time scales, this is a very young deposit ... This new deposit is unique ... Image Credit ... Hydrothermal vents deep under the oceans on Earth are prime habitats for chemotropic bacteria ... P ... .

How Bob Ballard achieved ‘impossible’ feat of finding the lost Titanic

New York Post 08 May 2021
In waters near the Galapagos, Ballard’s team proved the existence of hydrothermal vents by discovering an entire ecosystem of large white clams in an environment thought uninhabitable. By 1979, when a Ballard mission found hydrothermal vents called “black smokers” off Mexico’s ...

Aluminum may affect climate change by increasing ocean's carbon sink capacity

Phys Dot Org 06 May 2021
Reducing net greenhouse gas emissions to zero as soon as possible and achieving "carbon neutrality" is the key to addressing global warming and climate change ... Peter G.C ... "In fact, natural iron fertilization, as caused by dust deposition, upwelling and hydrothermal venting, provides the ocean not only iron, but also aluminum and other elements ... Tan.

Mars has the Right Conditions for Life Just Under the Surface

Universe Today 28 Apr 2021
According to the immortal words of Ian Malcom (Jeff Goldblum) “Life..uhfinds a way”. Back in 2005, an article in Nature used the famous quote from Jurassic Park to describe the possibility of life surviving on Mars ... However, there are instances where life utilizes other energy sources, such as hydrothermal vents deep in the ocean ... Credit ... Dr ... Credit ... .

Marine biodiversity: Enormous variety of animal life in the deep sea revealed

Phys Dot Org 27 Apr 2021
Over a period of 20 years, a research team led by Professor Dr ... The deep-sea floor at water depths of more than 1000 meters covers more than 60 per cent of the Earth's surface, making it the largest part of the biosphere ... Moreover, most deep-sea studies to date have focused on specific habitats such as hydrothermal vents and saltwater lenses ... DOI ... ....

New research uncovers continental crust emerged 500 million years earlier than thought

Heritage Daily 26 Apr 2021
Barite forms from a combination of sulfate coming from ocean water mixing with barium from hydrothermal vents ... “It essentially has implications for the way that we think about how life evolved.” She added that scientists usually think about life starting in deep sea, hydrothermal settings, but the biosphere is complex ... Header Image .

Earth’s land may have formed 500 million years earlier than we thought

New Scientist 26 Apr 2021
Analysis of ancient rock that may have originated in the ocean’s hydrothermal vents suggests Earth’s continental crust emerged 500 million years earlier than scientists thought ... .

Deep-sea volcanic eruptions create megaplumes that may have dispersed early life

The Conversation 21 Apr 2021
As startling as the discovery of extremophile lifeforms around hydrothermal vents was, this discovery pushed our ideas of what life is, and where it might exist, even further ... If life is to be found elsewhere in our solar system then hydrothermal vents, such as those thought to exist on Saturn’s moon Enceladus , would be a good place to look.

The Same Technology Could Search for Microbes in Mars Rocks or Under the ice on Europa

Universe Today 13 Apr 2021
Combined with hydrothermal activity ... Saturn’s moon Enceladus, for example, is known for experiencing periodic eruptions around its southern polar region, where hydrothermal vents deep beneath the ice cause water and organic molecules to spray through fissures in the surface.

Volcano Melted Iceland’s ‘Funeral Glacier’ Not Climate Change

Principia Scientific 09 Apr 2021
Image. Lancaster University ... This new volcanic activity substantiates that the Okjokull “FuneralGlacier should not have been laid to rest due to climate change ... Figure 1 ... Kamis) ... His study examined the CO2 emission rate of just seven of the Earth’s 1,500 terrestrial volcanoes and three of the estimated 1,000,000 ocean floor hydrothermal vents ... E ... 3).

Business in Brief

The Galveston Daily News 01 Apr 2021
BERLIN ... While deep seabed mining is still in its infancy, several prospecting firms are seeking rights to extract potentially lucrative deposits from the depths of the ocean, particularly the metallic nodules that build up around hydrothermal vents ... — Associated Press ....

Automakers BMW, Volvo back moratorium on deep seabed mining

Standard-Speaker 01 Apr 2021
While deep seabed mining is still in its infancy, several prospecting firms are seeking rights to extract potentially lucrative deposits from the depths of the ocean, particularly the metallic nodules that build up around hydrothermal vents ... Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved ... ....

NASA tests mixed reality for mission operations for exploration

SpaceDaily 31 Mar 2021
By traveling on Earth to extreme environments - from Mars-like lava fields in Hawaii ...