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Searching For Life Week One - The Story So Far - Schmidt Ocean Institute

Searching For Life Week One - The Story So Far - Schmidt Ocean Institute | Marine Mineral Resources | Scoop.it
Great start for the Searching For Life in the Mariana Back-Arc cruise As our #HydrothermalHunt expedition transitions into its second week, we get to reflect on the amazing things we’ve seen so far.
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Insights from Daikoku Seamount: Tubeworms with Dr. Julie Huber

Learn about the tubeworms found in hydrothermal vent systems with Dr. Julie Huber
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The deepest hydrothermal vents in the Gulf of California

Geologists found large spherical fossils thought to be from microbial life Microbes lived in the ocean depths before Earth's oxygen-rich atmospher
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The Limits of Life Beneath Deep Sea Hydrothermal Vents - The Extremo Files

The Limits of Life Beneath Deep Sea Hydrothermal Vents - The Extremo Files | Marine Mineral Resources | Scoop.it
How hot is too hot for life to survive? Ever since microbes were discovered squirming around in hydrothermal springs several decades ago, the limit of heat-loving (thermophilic) organisms has been a moving target.
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EarthEcho International | Virtual Field Trip: ROV SuBastian in Action

EarthEcho International | Virtual Field Trip: ROV SuBastian in Action | Marine Mineral Resources | Scoop.it
Environmental media and education, in honor of Philippe Cousteau Sr.
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A New Threat to Oceans: Deep-Sea Mining for Precious Metals - Facts So Romantic - Nautilus

A New Threat to Oceans: Deep-Sea Mining for Precious Metals - Facts So Romantic - Nautilus | Marine Mineral Resources | Scoop.it
Around 500 miles southeast of the bright turquoise waters at Honolulu Harbor, and two and a half miles down to the dark ocean floor,…
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OASIS Expedition Uses Sophisticated Tech to Probe the Ocean Floor - iQ by Intel

OASIS Expedition Uses Sophisticated Tech to Probe the Ocean Floor - iQ by Intel | Marine Mineral Resources | Scoop.it
Less than 5 percent of ocean terrain is 3D mapped, but scientists are probing the sea bed to discover what lies below the surface on the OASIS Expedition.
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Ifremer - Contractor Training Programme | International Seabed Authority

Ifremer - Contractor Training Programme | International Seabed Authority | Marine Mineral Resources | Scoop.it
2017  The French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea (Ifremer) is offering training places for candidates of developing States in accordance with its contract for polymetallic sulhides exploration with the International Seabed Authority. The current offers are as follows: Internship Training Programme (two internships; mid May to mid July 2017) NEW
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Jobs at the International Seabed Authority | International Seabed Authority

Jobs at the International Seabed Authority | International Seabed Authority | Marine Mineral Resources | Scoop.it
RT @ISBAHQ: Jobs@ #ISBAHQ: Senior Legal Officer, Database Manager, GIS Officer. See https://t.co/FTyPfXuUpq for details. Deadline 16 Dec 20…
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Biological and environmental rhythms in (dark) deep-sea hydrothermal ecosystems | Learn. Read. Imagine.

Biological and environmental rhythms in (dark) deep-sea hydrothermal ecosystems https://t.co/9EmcKOqSBD Science Journals
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Deep-Sea Mining – What next for science?-Conférence

Deep-Sea Mining – What next for science?-Conférence | Marine Mineral Resources | Scoop.it
European Parliament Intergroup Seas, Rivers, Islands & Coastal Areas
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Searching for Life in the Mariana Back-Arc - Schmidt Ocean Institute

Searching for Life in the Mariana Back-Arc - Schmidt Ocean Institute | Marine Mineral Resources | Scoop.it
The Mariana region is home to the Mariana subduction system. This November, scientists shed light on the Mariana back-arc spreading center looking for new sites of hydrothermal activity.
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Exploration in Seafloor Mining | Investing News Network

Exploration in Seafloor Mining | Investing News Network | Marine Mineral Resources | Scoop.it
Ocean Minerals, an aspiring seafloor mining company, signed an agreement in September 2016 for exclusive rights to explore for rare earth sediments in the Cook Islands.
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NOAA Ocean Explorer: Technology: Submersibles: Tiburon

NOAA Ocean Explorer: Technology: Submersibles: Tiburon | Marine Mineral Resources | Scoop.it
NOAA Ocean Explorer: Technology: Submersibles: Tiburon https://t.co/X8glrw4iAn
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Return to Daikoku - Schmidt Ocean Institute

Return to Daikoku - Schmidt Ocean Institute | Marine Mineral Resources | Scoop.it
After two cancelled dives in the back-arc, we transit to our northern-most destination: Daikoku seamount. The winds and seas are calmer there, and it is a chance to revisit a fascinating underwater volcano.
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Environmentalists Tie Trump’s Hands on Deep-Sea Mining

Environmentalists Tie Trump’s Hands on Deep-Sea Mining | Marine Mineral Resources | Scoop.it
A federal court settlement requires the government to assess the impact of strip-mining the ocean floor before issuing exploration permits to companies.
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Setting sail on the Hydrothermal Hunt - Schmidt Ocean Institute

Setting sail on the Hydrothermal Hunt - Schmidt Ocean Institute | Marine Mineral Resources | Scoop.it
Today we set sail from Guam, bound for newly discovered hydrothermal vents -volcanic underwater ecosystems thousands of meters below the sea surface.
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Explore the deep with DHP and the Okeanos Explorer – Dauphin Island Sea Lab

Explore the deep with DHP and the Okeanos Explorer – Dauphin Island Sea Lab | Marine Mineral Resources | Scoop.it
For several years now, the Dauphin Island Sea Lab's Discovery Hall Programs has been fortunate in being able to offer teachers and other educators a single day training workshop on the deep sea and NOAA’s Ocean Exploration program.
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Measuring Respiration of Deep Sea Snails - Ocean Optics

Measuring Respiration of Deep Sea Snails - Ocean Optics | Marine Mineral Resources | Scoop.it
The Gastropods that Breathe Black Smoke Deep-sea hydrothermal vents are home to some of the …
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Deep sea mining plans for Papua New Guinea raise alarm

Deep sea mining plans for Papua New Guinea raise alarm | Marine Mineral Resources | Scoop.it
Hydrothermal vents create both hotspots of deep-sea biodiversity and rich mineral deposits. Papua New Guinea is at the center of a debate about whether these sites should be preserved or mined.
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Ongoing Development of Regulations on Exploitation of Mineral Resources in the Area | International Seabed Authority

Ongoing Development of Regulations on Exploitation of Mineral Resources in the Area | International Seabed Authority | Marine Mineral Resources | Scoop.it
NEW  Deadline for comments to the working draft Regulations has been extended to 25 November 2016.
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Ifremer - Contractor Training Programme | International Seabed Authority

Ifremer - Contractor Training Programme | International Seabed Authority | Marine Mineral Resources | Scoop.it
2017  The French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea (Ifremer) is offering training places for candidates of developing States in accordance with its contract for polymetallic sulhides exploration with the International Seabed...
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JC142 MarineE-tech cruise to Tropic Seamount, north-east tropical Atlantic...by Paul Lusty

JC142 MarineE-tech cruise to Tropic Seamount, north-east tropical Atlantic...by Paul Lusty | Marine Mineral Resources | Scoop.it
Autosub 6000 being launched from the RRS James Cook to undertake a 24 hour multibeam, sidescan sonar and sub-bottom profile survey. 
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Variability of Fe isotope compositions of hydrothermal sulfides and oxidation products at mid-ocean ridges

#Oceanography JMS: Variability of Fe isotope compositions of hydrothermal sulfides and oxidation products at mid-o… https://t.co/gTKzktYEjj
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Atlantic Ocean Energy and Mineral Science Forum | Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO)

Atlantic Ocean Energy and Mineral Science Forum | Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) | Marine Mineral Resources | Scoop.it
TOMORROW: @BOEM_DOI to host Atlantic Ocean Energy and Mineral Science Forum in Sterling, #Virginia https://t.co/YvCQfaIlDg
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