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Centre for Geobiology

Research Themes

CGB research focuses on geobiology of the deep ocean hydrothermal systems and how volcanic hydrothermal processes support chemosynthetic life. The link between volcanism, water-rock interactions and life is a fundamental question that forms the scientific basis for the Centre.

Research at CGB is primarily organised around six themes:

The reality of research activity at CGB generally spans more than one of these research themes as crossovers are inherent in the nature of interdisciplinary science.