NE Scientists Record Deepest Undersea Volcano

With funding from NSF and NOAA, scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, the Marine Biological Laboratory, and Harvard University, and others around the U.S. have recorded the deepest erupting volcano yet discovered, describing high-definition video of the undersea eruption collected using ROV Jason as “spectacular.”  NSF’s online press release includes videos of the sub-Pacific eruption of the West Mata volcano.

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