Vent Fluid Temperature is measured continuously at the sample inlet of the Hydrothermal Vent Fluid Interactive Sampler (RASFL) instrument. This data product includes temperature measurements made by resistance platinum detectors at three locations: two in a low temperature vent and one at a nearby high temperature vent. Locations of the detectors can be found in the metadata.

Instrument Classes

The following instrument classes include this data product:

Typical Units

degrees C

Sampling Regime


Data Product Specification