Sampling gas bubbles at an active volcanic vent on NW Rota-1 submarine volcano.

Sampling gas bubbles at an active volcanic vent on NW Rota-1 submarine volcano, Mariana Arc, March 2010. Digital still photo taken by Jason-2 ROV, courtesy NOAA/PMEL Vents Program. Yellow and white clouds are particles of elemental sulfur produced by degassing of sulfur dioxide from the erupting lava. Image courtesy of James F. Holden, UMass Amherst.

 

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