“Hot Rocks, Black Smokers and Life without Light…”

Monday, November 16th

7:30 P.M. Museum Theater

“Hot Rocks, Black Smokers and Life without Light: Exploring the Deep Ocean with Submersibles and Robots” with Susan Humphris,

Acting Vice President of Marine Facilities/OPS, Directorate, Senior Scientist and Acting Vice President for Marine Facilities and Operations.
Humphris received her B.A./Hons., from the University of Lancaster, U.K., in 1972, in Environmental Sciences and her Ph.D. MIT/WHOI Joint Program, in 1977, in Chemical Oceanography. Her research interests are volcanic and tectonic controls on the distribution and characteristics of hydrothermal activity at mid-ocean ridges; geochemistry of rock-water interactions and the rate of the associated hydrothermal fluxes in global geochemical mass balances. Presented by the Sippican Philosophical Society and the NBWM, FREE

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