chimneys on NOVA

RIDGE Office ridge at OCE.ORST.EDU
Thu Mar 25 07:59:37 EST 1999

Dear RIDGE scientist,

On Tuesday March 30th public television will broadcast a NOVA
documentary called 'Volcanoes of the Deep'. Watch as scientists harvest
and recover black smoker chimneys.
More details of the expedition and the equipment used are available at:


University of Washington:

ROPOS deep submergence ROV:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution:

American Museum of Natural History:

Randy Keller
RIDGE Coordinator
RIDGE Office                                telephone: 541-737-8141
College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences       fax: 541-737-8142
Oregon State University                 
104 Ocean Admin Building                         ridge at
Corvallis OR 97331-5503 USA     

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