hydrothermal hot tub

Hydrothermal vents in the deep sea are remote environments on the ocean floor…or are they? Thanks to expeditions like the VISION’S research cruises (University of Washington, Dept of Oceanography) to Axial Volcano off the coast of Oregon, these environments are becoming better understood.

Learn more about hydrothermal vents and the instruments that marine scientists use to study them in today’s comic: hydrothermal hot tub

Check out updates from the VISION’S Expedition cruise and live video feed from the ROV Jason dives!

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