Geochemistry of the Snake Pit vent field and its implications for vent and non-vent fauna

  title={Geochemistry of the Snake Pit vent field and its implications for vent and non-vent fauna},
  author={Sergei Sudarikov and Sergey Galkin},
  journal={Geological Society, London, Special Publications},
  pages={319 - 327}
  • S. Sudarikov, S. Galkin
  • Published 1995
  • Geology, Environmental Science
  • Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Abstract Observations made during a cruise of the R/V Professor Logachev at the Snake Pit hydrothermal vent field provide a large database with which to examine the relationships between the geochemical characteristics of the hydrothermal sediments and the fauna that inhabit the area. Correlations between the nature and geochemistry of sediments, the distribution of hydrothermal and peripheral fauna and the hydrothermal activity are established. Three geochemical zones in the Snake Pit area are… 

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