- About Us
- Interactive Images
Hydrothermal Vent Section 0001
2D sagittal CT slice through a chimney structure formed around deep-sea hydrothermal vents by minerals that are dissolved in the emitted vent fluids. These structures are also referred to as "Black Smokers" or "White Smokers" depending on the hue of the fluids that are emitted. Specimen courtesy of Dr. Margaret Tivey, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
|1 of 14||Slideshow||Next >||Last >>||Back to gallery|