Submarine Lava Flow Emplacement at the East Pacific Rise 9°50´N: Implications for Uppermost Ocean Crust Stratigraphy and Hydrothermal Fluid Circulation

  1. C.R. German,
  2. J. Lin and
  3. L.M. Parson
  1. Daniel Fornari1,
  2. Maurice Tivey1,
  3. Hans Schouten1,
  4. Michael Perfit4,
  5. Dana Yoerger2,
  6. Al Bradley2,
  7. Margo Edwards5,
  8. Rachel Haymon6,
  9. Daniel Scheirer7,
  10. Karen Von Damm8,
  11. Timothy Shank3 and
  12. Adam Soule1

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/148GM08

Mid-Ocean Ridges

Mid-Ocean Ridges

How to Cite

Fornari, D., Tivey, M., Schouten, H., Perfit, M., Yoerger, D., Bradley, A., Edwards, M., Haymon, R., Scheirer, D., Von Damm, K., Shank, T. and Soule, A. (2004) Submarine Lava Flow Emplacement at the East Pacific Rise 9°50´N: Implications for Uppermost Ocean Crust Stratigraphy and Hydrothermal Fluid Circulation, in Mid-Ocean Ridges (eds C.R. German, J. Lin and L.M. Parson), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/148GM08

Author Information

  1. 1

    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Geology & Geophysics Department, Woods Hole, Massachusetts

  2. 2

    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department, Woods Hole, Massachusetts

  3. 3

    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Biology Department, Woods Hole, Massachusetts

  4. 4

    University of Florida, Department of Geological Sciences, Gainesville, Florida

  5. 5

    University of Hawaii, Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, Honolulu, Hawaii

  6. 6

    University of California-Santa Barbara, Department of Geological Sciences and Marine Sciences Institute, Santa Barbara, California

  7. 7

    Brown University, Department of Geological Sciences, Providence, Rhode Island

  8. 8

    University of New Hampshire, Complex Systems Research Center, Eos, Durham, New Hampshire

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904139

Online ISBN: 9781118665879

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Keywords:

  • Hydrothermal circulation (Oceanography);
  • Mid-ocean ridges—Research;
  • Hydrothermal vents;
  • Sea-floor spreading;
  • Earth-Crust

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The East Pacific Rise 8°-L 1°N: Background

  • Hawaiian Fissure Eruptions and Mid - Ocean Ridge Submarine Volcanic Features

  • Data Acquisition

  • EPR 9° 26-10°N Volcanic History and Seafloor Morphology

  • The Axial Summit Trough and Hydrothermal Vents at the EPR 9° 46-51 'n

  • Discussion

  • Summary