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UW Scientists Discover New Hydrothermal Vents in the Pacific Ocean

March 14, 2017
Hydrothermal vents in the Pacific Ocean
UW Scientists discover new hydrothermal vents in the Pacific Ocean

Two University of Wyoming researchers led a voyage to the bottom of the Pacific Ocean and discovered five previously unknown active hydrothermal vents and a completely new vent site.

Read the UW news release here.

Read more about the research cruise.

Photo courtesy of Mike Cheadle, Univ. of Wyoming/NSF/ROV Jason 2017 © Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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