Subseafloor Processes in Mid-Ocean Ridge Hydrothennal Systems

  1. Susan E. Humphris,
  2. Robert A. Zierenberg,
  3. Lauren S. Mullineaux and
  4. Richard E. Thomson
  1. Jeffrey C. Alt

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM091p0085

Seafloor Hydrothermal Systems: Physical, Chemical, Biological, and Geological Interactions

Seafloor Hydrothermal Systems: Physical, Chemical, Biological, and Geological Interactions

How to Cite

Alt, J. C. (1995) Subseafloor Processes in Mid-Ocean Ridge Hydrothennal Systems, in Seafloor Hydrothermal Systems: Physical, Chemical, Biological, and Geological Interactions (eds S. E. Humphris, R. A. Zierenberg, L. S. Mullineaux and R. E. Thomson), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM091p0085

Author Information

  1. Department of Geological Sciences, the University Of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900483

Online ISBN: 9781118663998

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Keywords:

  • Hydrothermal vents—Congresses;
  • Hydrothermal deposits—Congresses;
  • Hydrothermal vent ecology—Congresses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Structure of the Oceanic Crust

  • Heat Sources And Convection in the Ocean Crust

  • Hydrothermal Alteration of Ocean Crust

  • Recharge Zones

  • Subsurface “Reaction Zones”