Hydrothermal Activity and the Geochemistry of Metalliferous Sediment

  1. Susan E. Humphris,
  2. Robert A. Zierenberg,
  3. Lauren S. Mullineaux and
  4. Richard E. Thomson
  1. Rachel A. Mills1 and
  2. Harry Elderfield2

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM091p0392

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

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

How to Cite

Mills, R. A. and Elderfield, H. (1995) Hydrothermal Activity and the Geochemistry of Metalliferous Sediment, 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/GM091p0392

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Oceanography, University of Southampton, Southampton, So17 1Bi, Uk

  2. 2

    Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge Cb2 3Eq, Uk

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:

  • History of Metalleerous Sediment Studies

  • Formation of Metalliferous Sediments

  • Hydrothermalplumes and Metallifeeous Sediments

  • Temporal Variation in Hydrothermal Activity

  • The Role of Metalliferous Sediments in Global Budgets

  • Interaction Offluids with Metalliferous Sediments

  • The Way Forward