Geophysical Constraints on the Subseafloor Environment Near Mid-Ocean Ridges

  1. William S.D. Wilcock,
  2. Edward F Delong,
  3. Deborah S. Kelley,
  4. John A. Baross and
  5. S. Craig Cary
  1. William S. D. Wilcock1 and
  2. Andrew T. Fisher2

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/144GM05

The Subseafloor Biosphere at Mid-Ocean Ridges

The Subseafloor Biosphere at Mid-Ocean Ridges

How to Cite

Wilcock, W. S. D. and Fisher, A. T. (2004) Geophysical Constraints on the Subseafloor Environment Near Mid-Ocean Ridges, in The Subseafloor Biosphere at Mid-Ocean Ridges (eds W. S.D. Wilcock, E. F. Delong, D. S. Kelley, J. A. Baross and S. Craig Cary), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/144GM05

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

  2. 2

    Earth Sciences Department and Center for the Study of Imaging and Dynamics of the Earth, University of California, Santa Cruz, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904092

Online ISBN: 9781118666135

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Keywords:

  • Deep-sea ecology—Congresses;
  • Mid-ocean ridges—Congresses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Hydrological Concepts

  • Global Constraints on the Physical Properties of Oceanic Crust

  • Constraints on Hydrothermal Circulation at Spreading Centers

  • Field Examples

  • Future Directions