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Life at Deep-sea Hydrothermal Vents (Zoom)

Tuesday February 6 @ 7:45 pm - 9:30 pm

Speaker: Prof Jon Copley (Univ of Southampton)

This talk explores the patterns of life at hydrothermal vents on the ocean floor, where chemosynthesis sustains colonies of deep-sea animals that often form partnerships with microbes. Because of their island-like nature, hydrothermal vents provide an ideal system to investigate processes of dispersal and evolution in the deep ocean that covers most of our world.

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A hydrothermal vent on the Juan de Fuca Ridge in the North Pacific Ocean off Vancouver Island (British-Columbia, Canada)

© V. Tunnicliffe


Tuesday February 6
7:45 pm - 9:30 pm
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