Variability of heat flux through the seafloor; discovery of hydrothermal circulation in the oceanic crust

Author(s): Sclater, John G.
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, United States
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Volume Title: Hydrogeology of the oceanic lithosphere
Volume Author(s): Davis, Earl E., editor; Elderfield, Harry
Source: Hydrogeology of the oceanic lithosphere, edited by Earl E. Davis and Harry Elderfield, p.3-25. Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom. ISBN: 0-521-81929-6
Note: In English. 75 refs.; illus., incl. portr., sketch map
Year of Publication: 2004
Research Program: DSDP Deep Sea Drilling Project
IPOD International Phase of Ocean Drilling
ODP Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 18 Geophysics, Solid-Earth; Circulation; Convection; Crust; DSDP Site 504; Deep Sea Drilling Project; East Pacific; East Pacific Rise; Equatorial Pacific; Fluid dynamics; Fluid phase; Heat flow; Heat flux; History; Hydrothermal alteration; Hydrothermal conditions; IPOD; Leg 69; Lithosphere; Metasomatism; Mid-ocean ridges; Ocean Drilling Program; Ocean floors; Oceanic crust; Pacific Ocean; Permeability; Plate tectonics; Plumes; Sea-floor spreading; Spatial variations; Well logs
Coordinates: N011335 N011338 W0834348 W0834357
Record ID: 2006060202
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