Publications SO210 (usually peer-reviewed)

Geersen, J., Scholz, F., Linke, P. Schmidt, M., Lange, D., Behrmann, J.H., Völker, D. and Hensen, C. (2016): Fault zone controlled seafloor methane seepage in the rupture area of the 2010 Maule Earthquake, Central Chile. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 17: 4802-4813. [doi:10.1002/2016GC006498].

Signorelli, J.H., Sellanes, J. and Asorey, C.M. (2021): Bathymodiolinae Mussels in the South-eastern Pacific: the presence of the genus Adipicola (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) at a methane seep site off central Chile. Marine Biology Research 17:5-6: 486-493 []

Suess, E. (2014): Marine cold seeps and their manifestations: geological control, biogeochemical critera and environmental conditions. International Journal of Earth Scienes (Geologische Rundschau) published online: 28 pp. [DOI 10.1007/s00531-014-1010-0]

Zapata-Hernández, G., Sellanes, J., Thurber, A. R., Levin, L. A., Chazalon, F. and Linke, P. (2014): New insights on the trophic ecology of bathyal communities from the methane seep area off Concepción, Chile (~36º S). Marine Ecology 35 (1): 1-21. [DOI 10.1111/maec.12051]


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