How is carbon cycled at hydrothermal vents?

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How is carbon cycled at hydrothermal vents?
« on: 01/05/2012 16:49:48 »
Clare Woulds explains how the existence of life is explored deep down in the Earth's hydrothermal vents...
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Re: How is carbon cycled at hydrothermal vents?
« Reply #1 on: 03/05/2012 05:25:40 »
Hydrothermal vents were only discovered in the 1970s but have turned out to be some of the most fascinating ecosystems on Earth.  These deep sea geezers are teaming with unusual life ...


"Unusual" probably referring to the well-deserved cement overshoes the geezer was wearing.