Life on the Ocean Floor: Antarctic Ocean Hydrothermal Vent Exploration

Vent organisms thrive in the unusual environment of hydrothermal vents: Image courtesy of Professor Rogers

New insights into the ocean life found in hydrothermal vents has been found in an excursion to the Antarctic seafloor. Ongoing ocean exploration around hydrothermal vents near Antarctica has enabled teams of scientists to discover new species. Teams compiled by the University of Southampton, British Antarctic Survey, and the University of Oxford were able to […]