Hydrothermal vent research at the Mid-Atlantic Ridge

On October 16, 2012, University of Delaware researcher George Luther and other scientists set sail from the Azores on an expedition to explore one of the most demanding habitats on Earth—deep-sea hydrothermal vents in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Read a UDaily article about the expedition >

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George Luther

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Maxwell P. and Mildred H. Harrington Professor Oceanography


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School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

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Department of Geological Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

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Department of Geography

Investigating the interactions between people and the environment and the processes that explain the location of human and natural phenomena.

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