Glosario Científico

El glosario de términos y las abreviaturas correspondientes pertenecen a la Autoridad Internacional de los Fondos Marinos así como los documentos que producen.

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White Smoker

Hydrothermal vent with a lower temperature (260-300oC) than found at black smokers. Usually characterized by sphalerite deposits. The deposit and mineral rich water plume is light in colour, hence the name.

WOCE

World Ocean Circulation Experiment (IOC).