Open/Close Header Details
ring of fire
Ring Of Fire
Pacific Ring of Fire Expedition. Some common zooplankton (mostly copepods)collected near the surface over East Diamante volcano.
Pacific Ring of Fire Expedition. Map showing operations on Mariana Arc Submarine Ring of Fire Expedition.
Pacific Ring of Fire Expedition. A Digital Still Camera (DSC) image of sulfurballs (~ 0.25 inches in diameter, > 0.5 cm) littering the seafloornear Brimstone Pit.
Pacific Ring of Fire Expedition. The R/V Thomas G. Thompson holding stationover Maug caldera while the crew prepares to deploy ROPOS.The Thompson is 86 meters from bow to stern (274 ft).
Pacific Ring of Fire Expedition. Photograph of three small (~30 cm tall) actively venting spires sitting on top of one of the chimneys in the Black Forestvent field. The chimneys themselves are about 7 m tall. The fluids here areventing at 240????C
Pacific Ring of Fire Expedition. A perspective view of the several eruptioncones inside the East Diamante caldera. Our CTD tow (black sawtoothline) mapped out a plume of particles carried southeast from the Black Forestvent field by the local current
Pacific Ring of Fire Expedition. A close-up of the tubeworm Lamelli brachia,found at both Kasuga-2 and Daikoku volcanoes. The tubeworm bushesat Daikoku were up to 1 meter tall (~3 ft).
Pacific Ring of Fire Expedition. Yellow and orange microbial mats formingbioreactor mound with a thin crust and small chimneys on top. The crustyouter coating acts as a thermal blanket to elevate internal temperaturefrom diffuse venting and help reta
Gulf of Alaska Seamount Expedition. 2004 Gulf of Alaska Seamount science party.
Back To Top