Nitrogen cruise ends, mission to explore undersea volcanism begins

Editor’s Note: Journalist and crew member Kathryn Eident is traveling on board the RV Atlantis on a monthlong voyage to sample and study nitrogen fixation in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean, among other research projects. This is the seventh and final blog post detailing this voyage of discovery for ScientificAmerican.com . But the next leg of the cruise begins now: a deep water exploration of undersea volcanism.


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