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hydrothermal

[‚hī·drə′thər·məl]
(geology)
Of or pertaining to heated water, to its action, or to the products of such action.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The hydrothermal fluid temperature of black smoker chimneys in the high-temperature hydrothermal fields at 9 to 10[degrees]N on the East Pacific Rise exceeds 300[degrees]C.
Scientists hope to map out the plumbing system which is responsible for the hydrothermal characteristics of Yellowstone National Park.
The impact of the hydrothermal vents on life extends beyond the ocean floor, Baker adds.
A Parr instrument set was used to simulate hydrothermal P-T conditions.
This suggests that the nervous systems of the scale-worms might possess tolerance mechanisms against the toxic hydrothermal vent environments, as a unique tetra-domain hemoglobin has been found in a vent endemic scale-worm (Projecto-Garcia et al, 2010).
Hydrothermal sulfide is a kind of sea-bed deposit containing copper, zinc and precious metals such as gold and silver.
The Bafangshan-Erlihe SEDEX deposit is of importance to understand the mechanism of hydrothermal water evolution in the paleo-ocean.
Hydrothermal treatments not only affect density or specific gravity, but they also alter ultrastructure and pore characteristic.
Among these processes, hydrothermal carbonization is a shining star due to the obvious advantages, producing a variety of functional carbon materials with wide applications [10].
These pieces are both laboratory and experiment, combining copper and silver to create curious hydrothermal environments where biota might struggle or thrive.
Under section 241 of the Local Government Code, 'at least 80 percent of the proceeds derived from the development and utilization of hydrothermal, geothermal, and other sources of energy shall be applied solely to lower the cost of electricity in the LGU where a source of energy is located.'