1990

Gorda Ridge

A Seafloor Spreading Center in the United States’ Exclusive Economic Zone

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ISBN: 978-1-4612-7937-2 (Print) 978-1-4612-3258-2 (Online)
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Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 3-17

      Geology and Geophysics of Gorda Ridge

  3. Gorda Ridge Mineral Potential

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 19-19

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 21-29

      Hydrography and Geochemistry of Northern Gorda Ridge

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 31-50

      Geology of the GR14 Site on Northern Gorda Ridge

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 51-75

      Multistage Hydrothermal Systems in the Blanco Fracture Zone

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 77-92

      Distribution and Composition of Massive Sulfide Deposits at Escanaba Trough, Southern Gorda Ridge

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 93-115

      Submersible Observations in Escanaba Trough, Southern Gorda Ridge

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 117-130

      A Comparison of Sulfide Deposits from Modern Sediment-Covered Spreading Axes with Besshi-Type Deposits of Japan

    8. Book Chapter

      Pages 131-142

      Deposition of Metalliferous Sediment Beneath a Brine Pool in the Atlantis II Deep, Red Sea

    9. Book Chapter

      Pages 143-152

      Economic Perspective on Development of Potential Gorda Ridge Sulfide Deposits

  4. Technology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 153-153

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 155-167

      Hydrothermal Plume Prospecting: Hydrographic and Geochemical Techniques

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 169-177

      Acoustic Techniques for Imaging the Seafloor

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 179-189

      Technologies for Geophysical Exploration on the Ocean Bottom

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 191-200

      Seafloor Electromagnetic Exploration Methods

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 201-210

      An Electric Drill for Deep-Sea Coring

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 211-221

      Mining Technology for Gorda Ridge Sulfides

  5. Benthic Ecology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 223-223

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 225-240

      Distributional Ecology of Benthic Megaepifauna and Fishes in Gorda Ridge Axial Valley

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 241-251

      Distributional Ecology of Selected Megaepifauna on Abyssal Plains Adjacent to Gorda Ridge, Northeast Pacific Ocean

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 253-264

      Spatial Variation in Faunal Composition of Hydrothermal Vent Communities on the East Pacific Rise and Galapagos Spreading Center

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 265-278

      Regional-Scale Features of Northeast Pacific, East Pacific Rise, and Gulf of Aden Vent Communities

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 279-283

      Notes on Fauna from Several Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vent and Cold Seep Soft-Sediment Communities

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