The cloudy gases collected from the boiling vent can be seen in the top third
of the sample tube. Analyzing the gases will enable scientists to determine the
origin of the hydrothermal fluids.
Image ID: expl1849, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect Location: New Zealand, Kermadec Arc Photo Date: 2005 April 18 Credit: New Zealand-American Submarine Ring of Fire 2005 Exploration; NOAA Vents Program