With the deep-sea more-and-more becoming an object of interest for those in the various mining and fossil fuel extraction industries that our civilization depends on, the question of what exactly … [Read full article]
Scientists Observe Underwater Volcano Eruption (with Video)
Scientists who witnessed the eruption of a deep sea volcano during a 2009 expedition report that the volcano was taking place near a tear in the planetary crust that is mimicking the birth of a subduction zone.
Deep Sea Life Photographed at Europe’s Deepest Point
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland have photographed for the first time fish and shrimp at Europe’s deepest point, the Oinousse Pit, 5111 metres or 3.2 miles below the surface of the Mediterranean Sea, southwest of the Greek town of Pylos.
More Deep-Sea Vents Discovered by James Cook Crew
The continuing exploration of the Southern Ocean for deep-sea vents has once again rewarded results, as scientists about the Royal Research Ship James Cook of the National Oceanography Centre have … [Read full article]