Bathymetry map of Lau spreading center showing along-axis variation in morphology. Profile of axial depth and associated indications of hydrothermal plumes in the overlying water column. ELSC - Eastern Lau Spreading Center; VFR - Valu Fa Ridge; NTU - optimal anomaly of plume. Spreading rates and distance labeled at right.
Media Type: Map
Data Type: Bathymetry
Device Type: Sonar
Investigator: Fernando Martinez
Chief Scientist: Fernando Martinez