Geochemical Energy Sources that Support the Subsurface Biosphere

  1. William S.D. Wilcock,
  2. Edward F Delong,
  3. Deborah S. Kelley,
  4. John A. Baross and
  5. S. Craig Cary
  1. Everett L. Shock1 and
  2. Melanie E. Holland2

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/144GM10

The Subseafloor Biosphere at Mid-Ocean Ridges

The Subseafloor Biosphere at Mid-Ocean Ridges

How to Cite

Shock, E. L. and Holland, M. E. (2004) Geochemical Energy Sources that Support the Subsurface Biosphere, 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: 10.1029/144GM10

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geological Sciences and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

  2. 2

    Department of Geological Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

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:

  • Geochemical Modeling of Bioavailiable Energy

  • Models of Ridge-Crest Environments And Ecosystems

  • Future Directions: Models For Other Subsurface Environments

  • Concluding Remarks