Depth profiles of resistivity and spectral IP for active modern submarine hydrothermal deposits: a case study from the Iheya North Knoll and the Iheya Minor Ridge in Okinawa Trough, Japan

  title={Depth profiles of resistivity and spectral IP for active modern submarine hydrothermal deposits: a case study from the Iheya North Knoll and the Iheya Minor Ridge in Okinawa Trough, Japan},
  author={Shogo Komori and Yuka Masaki and Wataru Tanikawa and Junji Torimoto and Y. Ohta and Masato Makio and Lena Maeda and Jun-ichiro Ishibashi and Tatsuo Nozaki and Osamu Tadai and Hidenori Kumagai},
  journal={Earth, Planets and Space},
Submarine hydrothermal deposits are one of the promising seafloor mineral resources, because they can store a large amount of metallic minerals as sulfides. The present study focuses on the electrical properties of active modern submarine hydrothermal deposits, in order to provide constraints on the interpretation of electrical structures obtained from marine electromagnetic surveys. Measurements of resistivity and spectral induced polarization (IP) were made using drillcore samples taken from… 
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