Complex World along Mid-Ocean Ridges
The life forms living at hydrothermal vents are affected everyday by the complex geology of these seafloor systems. Scientists are taking a multidisciplinary approach to understand this interchange.
on Land, Minerals in the Sea
An economic geologist recounts what ancient hydrothermal systems and modern ones can say about each other.
Plus: Chimneys from an ancient ocean
Lighting the Mysteries of the Abyss
High-tech filming of mid-ocean ridges is shedding new light on some curious features.
Thirty years ago this month, the final Apollo mission brought a geologist to the Moon. Here he reflects on how the program still shapes our future.
Harrison H. Schmitt
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26 Where on Earth?
30 Society Page: Profiles of earth scientists in the news
32 In Memoriam: Mary C. Rabbitt
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