Stable Isotopes in Mid-Ocean Ridge Hydrothermal Systems: Interactions Between Fluids, Minerals, and Organisms

  1. Susan E. Humphris,
  2. Robert A. Zierenberg,
  3. Lauren S. Mullineaux and
  4. Richard E. Thomson
  1. W. C. Shanks III1,
  2. J. K. Böhlke2 and
  3. R. R. Seal II2

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM091p0194

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

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

How to Cite

Shanks, W. C., Böhlke, J. K. and Seal, R. R. (2013) Stable Isotopes in Mid-Ocean Ridge Hydrothermal Systems: Interactions Between Fluids, Minerals, and Organisms, 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/GM091p0194

Author Information

  1. 1

    U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado

  2. 2

    U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia

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

  • Introduction

  • Stable Isotope Systematics

  • Stable Isotopes as Process Indicators

  • Hydrogen and Oxygen Isotopes

  • Sulfur Isotopes

  • Carbon Isotopes

  • Conclusions