Department of Earth Science

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Representatives for Group B (temporary employees in teaching and research positions) and Group D (students) are to be elected for the period 2024 – 2025.
Are inactive hydrothermal area really inactive? Maybe not... At least not microbiologically.
A new microbiology study points to highly active microorganisms living on ‘dead’ chimneys long after fluid flow has ceased to supply them with traditional chemical fuels. The findings have important implications for understanding inactive hydrothermal vents of commercial interest for deep-sea mining.