Pacific Ring of Fire Expedition. Bubbles of liquid CO2 float out of theseafloor at Champagne vent on Northwest Eifuku volcano. The hydrothermalvent fluids being emitted by this volcano had large amounts ofdissolved gases in them.
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