CTD transect showing particle cloud over Explorer Ridge

A CTD transect, across axis (from east to west), shows the particle cloud over Magic Mountain vent site. Red NTU values indicate a high amount of particulates within the hydrothermal plume. Image courtesy of Submarine Ring of Fire 2002, NOAA/OER.

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Submarine Ring of Fire 2002

Submarine Ring of Fire 2002: July 8 Log

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery

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