Serpentinization of Oceanic Peridotites: Implications for Geochemical Cycles and Biological Activity

  1. William S.D. Wilcock,
  2. Edward F Delong,
  3. Deborah S. Kelley,
  4. John A. Baross and
  5. S. Craig Cary
  1. Gretchen L. Früh-Green1,
  2. James A.D. Connolly1,
  3. Alessio Plas1,
  4. Deborah S. Kelley2 and
  5. Bernard Grobéty3

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/144GM08

The Subseafloor Biosphere at Mid-Ocean Ridges

The Subseafloor Biosphere at Mid-Ocean Ridges

How to Cite

Früh-Green, G. L., Connolly, J. A.D., Plas, A., Kelley, D. S. and Grobéty, B. (2004) Serpentinization of Oceanic Peridotites: Implications for Geochemical Cycles and Biological Activity, 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: 10.1029/144GM08

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institut Für Mineralogie Und Petrographie, Eth-Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

  2. 2

    School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, Usa

  3. 3

    Institut De Mineralogie Et Petrographie, Perolles, Fribourg, Switzerland

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

  • Alteration of Oceanic Peridotites

  • Phase Equilibrium Constraints on Serpentinization and Fluid Composition

  • Methane-Rich Fluids in Peridotite-Hosted Hydrothermal Systems

  • Implications for Carbon Cycles and Biological Activity

  • Conclusions