Pacific Ring of Fire Expedition.White flocculent mats in and around the extremely gassy high temperature(>100????C) white smokers at the Champagne Vent Site.
Date: 2004 April
Credit: Pacific Ring of Fire 2004 Expedition. NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration; Dr. Bob Embley, NOAA PMEL, Chief Scientist
Location: Mariana Arc region, Western Pacific Ocean
Subject: Ocean exploration