Marine hydrothermal vents as templates for global change scenarios

  title={Marine hydrothermal vents as templates for global change scenarios},
  author={H. Dahms and N. Schizas and R. James and Lan Wang and Jiang-Shiou Hwang},
Subsurface marine hydrothermal vents (HVs) may provide a particular advantage to better understand evolutionary conditions of the early earth and future climate predictions for marine life. Hydrothermal vents (HV) are unique extreme environments that share several similarities with projected global and climate change scenarios in marine systems (e.g., low pH due to high carbon dioxide and sulfite compounds, high temperature and turbidity, high loads of toxic chemicals such as H2S and trace… Expand

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