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NeMO Cruises: A seafloor observatory at an active underwater volcano
Examine the relationships between volcanic events and the chemistry and biology of hydrothermal vents on the undersea volcano Axial: daily expedition logs, curriculum materials that seek to solve an underwater mystery, photographs and fly-through video. Site also features highly-interactive dives to the seafloor (requires free Shockwave plugin).
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Field trip - virtual
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Portal:
    • Government
  • Environmental science
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Chemical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other use information is unknown. Please consult the resource directly for the latest information.
Related resources:
This resource references 'The Case of the Missing Rumbleometer: A deep ocean mystery'
This resource references 'New Millennium Observatory: NeMO Explorer'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
New Millennium Observatory (NeMO)