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Research and Reference Links
for Hydrothermal Vents

 

http://www.ocean.udel.edu/cms/ccary/index.html       (Dr. S. Craig Cary)

http://www.ocean.udel.edu/deepsea/level-2/creature/worm.html      The Pompeii worm (Alvinella pompejana)

The Pompeii worm's family name Alvinellidae and genus name Alvinella both derive from DSV Alvin, the three-person submersible vehicle used during the ...       www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pompeii_worm   (Encyclopedia version)

http://www.exploratorium.edu/aaas-2001/dispatches/thermal_worm.html      (Dispatch explains worm's construction)

http://www.ocean.udel.edu/deepsea/level-2/geology/vents.html      ( White vents University of Delaware)

http://www.oceansonline.com/library.htm       (Dr C's Library)

http://www.oceansonline.com/hydrothe.htm        (Picture of Black Smoker Vents)

http://www.wsu.edu/~rlee/biol103/lect01/sld026.htm       (Drawing of Pompeii Worm)

http://www.columbia.edu/%7Erwb2103/vent/ventcommunitstructure.html
(Examples of the vent fauna: Pacific fauna)

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/abyss/       (NOVA PROGRAM about vents)

http://www.columbia.edu/%7Erwb2103/vent/Ventdistribution.html      (National Geographic vent picture)
Alvinella pompejana, a tubeless worm from a hydrothermal vent in the Pacific. (from Gage and Tyler1990).

http://www.fathom.com/feature/122185/   From the Natural History Museum UK.  (HISTORY of Vent Worms)

http://www.ocean.udel.edu/deepsea/level-2/geology/ridge.html      (GIF of Mid Ocean Ridges)

http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/gallery/gallery.html      (NOAA GALLERY)

http://www.nhm.ac.uk/nature-online/earth/oceans/fathomseminar-deepocean/session6/no-oceans-fathomseminar-deepocean-session6.html   (Natural History Museum pic. of clam )

http://www.ocean.udel.edu/kiosk/bsmoker.html      (GIF animation)
The deep-submergence vehicle Alvin during trips to the Axial Summit Caldera, west of Mexico and south of Baja, Calif. (9 north and 105 west of the equator).

http://www.divediscover.whoi.edu/expedition6/index.html   As part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ocean Exploration Program   (Galapagos Spreading Plate picture)

http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/05galapagos/logs/dec14/dec14.html    (DEC. 2005 Galapagos Dive)

http://www.divediscover.whoi.edu/vents/index.html        (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)    http://www.whoi.edu

http://www.enn.com/eco_PF.html?id=478        March 04, 2005 - By Randolph E. Schmid, Associated Press (WHITE VENTS) Source: Associated Press

http://www.whoi.edu/oceanus/viewArticle.do?id=2440       Margaret Kingston Tivey    megtivey-bio.html,   Associate Scientist, Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (Cut-a-way Pic.of Vent) (Vent Structure, Magma to Ocean Floor Pic.)  http://www.whoi.edu/hpb/Site.do?id=1332    (Meg's Site)

http://www.amnhonline.org/expeditions/blacksmokers/     (American Museum of Natural History: Black Smokers)

http://octopus.gma.org/onlocation/alvin/gallery.html   (On Location: Hydrothermal Vents Research Photo Gallery)

http://www.resa.net/nasa/ocean_hydrothermal.htm      (Voyages of the deep sea vehicle "Alvin" five year mission)

http://www.thegreatkaroo.com/  
(The Karoo's evolutionary scenario, habitat experienced cataclysmic volcanic eruptions)

http://www.usssp-iodp.org/default.html     U.S. Science Support Program associated with the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program.   http://www.joiscience.org/          Integrated Ocean Drilling Program   http://www.iodp.org

http://www.usssp-iodp.org/Science_Support/ODP_Postcruise_Support/pcf_151-160.html (Support)

http://www.nsf.gov/news/speeches/colwell/rc03_dallas/tsld020.htm     nsf.gov/news    (Funding)

http://www.seagrant.noaa.gov/     (NOAA National Sea Grants)

http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/vents/geology/video_other.html   (videos)

http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/02fire/logs/magicmountain/welcome.html      (Virtual Tours)

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/7079981/       (MSNBC)

http://lizasreef.com/HOPE%20FOR%20THE%20OCEANS/Hope%20For%20The%20Oceans%20Images/gulf-of-mexico-map.gif  

http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/diamonds/world.html        (Diamonds)

http://www.yucatantoday.com/transportation/eng-yucatan-express.htm       (Yucatan Info.)

http://www.hri.tamucc.edu/facts.html       (Color Space Pic)

http://goldnrocks.net/goldore2       (Pic. of Gold in Vent)

http://www.first-quantum.com/s/NewsReleases.asp?ReportID=137544&_Type=News-Releases&_Title=First-Quantum-Reports-Operational-And-Financial-Results-For-Three-Months-En...   (Copper, Gold, Zinc Prices)

http://www.miningbasics.com/html/other_metals.html
http://www.miningbasics.com/html/3__ore_deposits.html     
(Hydrothermal Ore)

http://www.econstats.com/rt_ironore.htm       (Iron Ore Prices and Users)

CARBON DATING      http://www.radiocarbon.com/            http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/nuclear/cardat.html  

http://www.geo.arizona.edu/research/iso_geoch_rates.htm          http://nosams.whoi.edu/clients/turnaround.html

http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Glossary/SubmarineVolcano/description_submarine_volcano.html
   
  (USGS Description/Location of Vents)

http://phonebook.ufl.edu/people/search?query=m.%20perfit      (University of Florida, Dr. Mike Perfit)

http://geology.csupomona.edu/alert/igneous/igneousid.htm       (Rock Identification) = Scoria

http://geology.csupomona.edu/alert/igneous/scoria.htm       (Scoria)

http://geology.csupomona.edu/alert/igneous/texture.htm      (Rock Textures)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhyolite      ( Pic. of Rhyolite)

http://www.amateurgeologist.com/content/glossary/rock/igneous.html#scoria       (Terms)

http://www.mindat.org/min-27032.html       (solid Black Lava Glass)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obsidian  


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