1. Oceano Azul Expedition discovers a new hydrothermal field

    Exciting news ! Oceano Azul Expedition discovers a new hydrothermal field on the seamount Gigante at 570m depth and 60 miles from Faial island . This is the first time , an expedition organized by a Portuguese institution , led by Portuguese scientists in partnership with international partners and using national ships and means , such as the ROV " LUSO " , finds a deep sea hydrothermal field in Portugues . . .