DIVA-1 expedition to the deep sea of the Angola Basin in 2000 and DIVA-1 workshop in 2003

@inproceedings{Arbizu2005DIVA1ET,
  title={DIVA-1 expedition to the deep sea of the Angola Basin in 2000 and DIVA-1 workshop in 2003},
  author={Pedro Mart{\'i}nez Arbizu and Horst Kurt Schminke},
  year={2005}
}
Two-thirds of the Earth’s surface are covered by oceans and about half the earth’s surface is covered by water deeper than 3000 m. The deep sea probably represents one of the largest ecosystems on earth and therefore has a great potential significance as a reservoir of biodiversity. Investigations of deep-sea sediment samples during the second half of the last century revealed remarkably species-rich communities, contradicting prior assumptions of the abyssal sediments as being azoic deserts… CONTINUE READING

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