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hy·dro·ther·mal

 (hī′drə-thûr′məl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to hot water.
2. Geology
a. Of or relating to hot magmatic emanations rich in water.
b. Of or relating to the rocks, ore deposits, and springs produced by such emanations.

hy′dro·ther′mal·ly adv.

hydrothermal

(ˌhaɪdrəʊˈθɜːməl)
adj
(Geological Science) of or relating to the action of water under conditions of high temperature, esp in forming rocks and minerals
ˌhydroˈthermally adv

hy•dro•ther•mal

(ˌhaɪ drəˈθɜr məl)

adj.
of or pertaining to the action of hot aqueous solutions or gases within or on the surface of the earth.
[1840–50]
hy`dro•ther′mal•ly, adv.

hy·dro·ther·mal

(hī′drə-thûr′məl)
1. Relating to hot water, especially water heated by the Earth's internal heat. ♦ Power that is generated using the Earth's hot water is called hydrothermal energy.
2. Geology Relating to the rocks, ore deposits, and springs produced by hot water or magma.
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The last ten years lithogeochemistry is playing an increasingly dominant role in many exploration programs for several reasons: 1) A better understanding of the major and trace element and isotopic characteristics of tectonic regimes containing certain deposit types, and an interest by petrologists in communicating these findings to the explorationist; 2) A refinement and proliferation of techniques used to identify geochemical gradients within hydrothermal alteration systems; 3) Increasing accuracy and cost effectiveness in analytical methods available to commercial laboratories; and 4) The availability of inexpensive, powerful hardware and software to allow the interrogation of lithogeochemical data and its incorporation in layered datasets.
com/research/023da2/handbook_of_hydrot) has announced the addition of Elsevier Science and Technology's new report "Handbook of Hydrothermal Technology.
TEHRAN (FNA)- NASA's Cassini spacecraft provided scientists the first clear evidence that Saturn's moon Enceladus exhibits signs of present-day hydrothermal activity which may resemble that seen in the deep oceans on Earth.
With stolen genes that make sulfur-digesting enzymes, viruses provide metabolic backup to bacteria feasting on the sulfur plumes of hydrothermal vents, researchers propose May 1 in Science.
The Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) as principal (AG) plans in the context of forthcoming and future expeditions in preparation for licensing marine polymetallic sulphide fields in the Indian Ocean, the hiring of an autonomous underwater vehicle (Remotely Operated Vehicle, ROV) for detailed geological and biological mapping and Sampling of known active and inactive hydrothermal fields along the southern Central Indian Ridge.
Washington, Jan 25 ( ANI ): Marine life persists even when hydrothermal sea vents go dormant and their blazing warmth transforms to frigid cold, a new study has revealed.
Using temperature differences that occur naturally in large bodies of water, the foremost current commercial benefit of this technology is seawater or lakesource cooling, collectively known as hydrothermal cooling.
Tubeworms, and the seafloor hydrothermal vents where many of them live, were first discovered in 1977 by scientists diving in the Pacific Ocean in the submersible Alvin.
Hydrothermal properties of materials; experimental data on aqueous phase equilibria and solution properties at elevated temperatures and pressures.
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