Silent witnesses

How geochemistry tells about climate and environments

Hydrothermal vent food chain

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I previously explained how stable isotopes of nitrogen and carbon behave in food webs. For my current project I made a new version of this figure. A (very) simplified depiction of the food chain at the Mid-Cayman-Rise hydrothermal vents:

Cayman food web

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