Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society

Volume 20 | Number 1 | March 2007

Special Issue: InterRidge

On the Cover: Front and back covers: Photos depicting the many different topics that InterRdige science addressed.
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Volume 20 Issue 01

Hydrothermal Vent Ecosystems
Fisher, C.R., K. Takai, and N. Le Bris. 2007. Hydrothermal vent ecosystems. Oceanography 20(1):14–23, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.75.

Direct Access to the Sub-Vent Biosphere by Shallow Drilling
Ishibashi, J.-I., K. Marumo, A. Maruyama, and T. Urabe. 2007. Direct access to the sub-vent biosphere by shallow drilling. Oceanography 20(1):24–25, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.76.

A Biology Laboratory on the Seafloor
Le Bris, N. 2007. A biology laboratory on the seafloor. Oceanography 20(1):26–29, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.77.

Biodiversity and Biogeography of Hydrothermal Vent Species: Thirty Years of Discovery and Investigations
Ramirez-Llodra, E., T.M. Shank, and C.R. German. 2007. Biodiversity and biogeography of hydrothermal vent species: Thirty years of discovery and investigations. Oceanography 20(1):30–41, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.78.

The Emergence of Life on Earth
Schulte, M. 2007. The emergence of life on Earth. Oceanography 20(1):42–49, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.79.

Generation of Seafloor Hydrothermal Vent Fluids and Associated Mineral Deposits
Tivey, M.K. 2007. Generation of seafloor hydrothermal vent fluids and associated mineral deposits. Oceanography 20(1):50–65, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.80.

Drilling the Crust at Mid-Ocean Ridges: An "In Depth" Perspective
Ildefonse, B., P.A. Rona, and D. Blackman. 2007. Drilling the crust at mid-ocean ridges: An “in depth” perspective. Oceanography 20(1):66–77, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.81.

Mantle Melting Beneath Mid-Ocean Ridges
Langmuir, C.H., and D.W. Forsyth. 2007. Mantle melting beneath mid-ocean ridges. Oceanography 20(1):78–89, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.82.

Ultraslow-Spreading Ridges: Rapid Paradigm Changes
Snow, J.E., and H.N. Edmonds. 2007. Ultraslow-spreading ridges: Rapid paradigm changes. Oceanography 20(1):90–101, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.83.

Ridge-Hotspot Interactions: What Mid-Ocean Ridges Tell Us About Deep Earth Processes
Dyment, J., J. Lin, and E.T. Baker. 2007. Ridge-hotspot interactions: What mid-ocean ridges tell us about deep Earth processes. Oceanography 20(1):102–115, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.84.

Back-Arc Basins
Martinez, F., K. Okino, Y. Ohara, A.-L. Reysenbach, and S.K. Goffredi. 2007. Back-arc basins. Oceanography 20(1):116–127, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.85.

Monitoring and Observatories: Multidisciplinary, Time-Series Observations at Mid-Ocean Ridges
Juniper, S.K., J. Escartin, and M. Cannat. 2007. Monitoring and observatories: Multidisciplinary, time-series observations at mid-ocean ridges. Oceanography 20(1):128–137, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.86.

Through the Porthole 30 Years Ago
Kusek, K.M. 2007. Through the porthole 30 years ago. Oceanography 20(1):138–141, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.87.

From the Trenches of Ocean Ridge Outreach: New Landscapes, New Opportunities
Kusek, K.M., L. Goehring, and V. Robigou. 2007. From the trenches of ocean ridge outreach: New landscapes, new opportunities. Oceanography 20(1):142–151, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.88.

Autonomous and Remotely Operated Vehicle Technology for Hydrothermal Vent Discovery, Exploration, and Sampling
Yoerger, D.R., A.M. Bradley, M. Jakuba, C.R. German, T. Shank, and M. Tivey. 2007. Autonomous and remotely operated vehicle technology for hydrothermal vent discovery, exploration, and sampling. Oceanography 20(1):152–161, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.89.

Responsible Science at Hydrothermal Vents
Devey, C.W., C.R. Fisher, and S. Scott. 2007. Responsible science at hydrothermal vents. Oceanography 20(1):162–171, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.90.


Coral Disease, Environmental Drivers, and the Balance Between Coral and Microbial Associates
Coral Disease Working Group of the Global Environmental Facility Coral Reef Targeted Research Program. 2007. Coral disease, environmental drivers, and the balance between coral and microbial associates. Oceanography 20(1):172–195, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.91.


QUARTERDECK • Seeking More Content
Kappel, E.S. 2007. Quarterdeck: Seeking more content. Oceanography 20(1):5, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.92.

FROM THE PRESIDENT • Economic Lessons Are OK, Too
Spinrad, R. 2007. From the President: Economic lessons are OK, too. Oceanography 20(1):7, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.93.

RIPPLE MARKS • Laid Bare | Full Moon as Earthquake Trigger? | Stars Under the Sea | Reign of the Jellyfish
Dybas, C.L. 2007. Ripple marks—The story behind the story. Oceanography 20(1):8–11, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.94.

FROM THE GUEST EDITORS • Introduction to the InterRidge Special Issue
Devey, C.W., C.R. Fisher, and K.M. Kusek. 2007. From the Guest Editors: Introduction to the InterRidge special issue. Oceanography 20(1):12–13, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.95.

THE OCEANOGRAPHY CLASSROOM • Ocean Literacy—An In-Depth Top Ten
Garrison, T. 2007. Education: Ocean literacy—An in-depth top ten. Oceanography 20(1):198–199, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.96.

HANDS-ON OCEANOGRAPHY • Investigating Coastal Processes and Nitrate Levels in the Elkhorn Slough Using Real-Time Data
Adams, L.G., and G.I. Matsumoto. 2007. Hands-on oceanography: Investigating coastal processes and nitrate levels in the Elkhorn Slough using real-time data. Oceanography 20(1):200–204, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.97.

BOOK REVIEW • Lagrangian Fluid Dynamics
Davis, R. 2007. Review of Lagrangian Fluid Dynamics, by A. Bennett. Oceanography 20(1):205–206, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.98.

BOOK REVIEW • The Agulhas Current
Gordon, A.L. 2007. Review of The Agulhas Current, by J.R.E. Lutjeharms. Oceanography 20(1):206–208, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2007.99.

Special Issue Guest Editors

Colin W. Devey, IFM-GEOMAR
Charles R. Fisher, The Pennsylvania State University
Kristen M. Kusek, InterRidge


The National Science Foundation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Ocean Exploration program, the InterRidge member nations, the Biogeography of Deep-Water Chemosynthetic Ecosystems (ChEss) program of the Census of Marine Life, the German DFG, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and Ridge 2000.