The Magic Mountain Virtual Site was created by:
William Chadwick, lead site designer, NOAA Vents Program & Oregon State University
Clay Hamilton, 3-D animator, Upwarp Productions
Charley Weiland, video editor, Stanford University
Robert Embley, Principal Investigator, NOAA Vents Program

This site is based on results from the 2002 Submarine Ring of Fire expedition that was made possible by:
NOAA Ocean Exploration Program
NOAA Vents Program
NOAA Office of Aircraft and Marine Operations
The R/V Thomas G. Thompson, operated by University of Washington
The ROPOS ROV, operated by the Canadian Scientific Submersible Facility
The ABE AUV, operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
The National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada

Related Links

Submarine Ring of Fire 2002

Submarine Ring of Fire 2002: July 31 Log

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery

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