College of Charleston students see ocean volcano- Charleston Post and Courier

Vents from undersea volcanoes called “snowblowers” spew fresh micro- organisms in a white, slurry-like snow.

The bacterial material is the beginning of sea life. Getting a real-time look at a snowblower at work is groundbreaking science.

A geology class of College of Charleston students is getting an up-close look this week, exploring a vent never seen before.


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