Below are some links to more information about our field sites and other hydrothermal vent site research.

Deep-Sea Research

NOAA's manned deep-sea submersible, operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI).

Jason is an unmanned deep-sea submersible used for sample collection and observation at our Axial Seamount and Endeavour field sites.

The Okeanos Explorer
The Okeanos Explorer conducts ocean research all over the world. Our lab has participated in telepresence expeditions to Indonesia and the Galapagos.

The Center for the Dark Energy Biosphere studies the sub-surface biosphere.

Ridge 2000
Ridge 2000 was NSF's ten-year initiative to fund research into mid-ocean ridges.

Ocean Observatories Initiative
This project aims to provide real-time data from the seafloor at a number of locations.

NeMO at Axial Seamount
The New Millennium Observatory collects real-time data from Axial Seamount.