The WaterWord: Benthic Zone Definition: How low can you go? Well, no lower than this, anyway. The benthic zone is the lowest ecological zone in a water...More
Image courtesy of Deepwater Canyons 2013 - Pathways to the Abyss, NOAA-OER/BOEM/USGS.
ROV SuBastian / Schmidt Ocean Institute
The black of the mud makes for a stark contrast against the brilliant purple of USGS scientist Jennie McClain-Count’s gloves as she passes the sample...More