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Subsurface fluid flow at an active cold seep area in the Qiongdongnan Basin, northern South China Sea
Wang, Jiliang1; Wu, Shiguo1,3; Kong, Xiu1; Ma, Benjun1; Li, Wei2; Wang, Dawei1; Gao, Jinwei1; Chen, Wanli1
2018-12-01
Source PublicationJOURNAL OF ASIAN EARTH SCIENCES
ISSN1367-9120
Volume168Issue:1Pages:17-26
Abstract

The active Haima cold seep sites were discovered by the remotely operated vehicle on the western part of the northern slope of South China Sea in 2015 and 2016. However, the subsurface structures in the seep area are not well studied, which prevents the further understanding of the evolution of fluid venting system in the active cold seep area. In 2017, a high-resolution 2D seismic line transecting the two main seep sites was acquired and processed. In this study, the subsurface structures were well resolved on the seismic profile. The new observations include the widespread subsurface fluid flow features (i.e., chimney structures and pockmarks) and the pervasively distributed magmatic activities. Seismic indicators for hydrothermal vents were also observed on the seismic section. This new discovery confirms the contribution of magmatic activities to the evolution of subsurface fluid flow in the study area. Minor faults under the recognizable resolution of seismic profile, which can act as conduits for the subsurface fluid flow, were also identified in the fine-grained sediment sequences. Overall, these results provide new insights into the evolution of subsurface fluid flow in the study area.

KeywordCold Seep Subsurface Fluid Flow Magmatic Activity Hydrothermal Vent
DOI10.1016/j.jseaes.2018.06.001
Indexed BySCI
Funding OrganizationHainan Provincial Natural Science Foundation of China ; National Natural Science Foundation of China ; National Program on Key Basic Research Project (973 Program) ; CAS Pioneer Hundred Talents Program
Language英语
Funding ProjectHainan Provincial Natural Science Foundation of China[418MS120] ; National Natural Science Foundation of China[41606072] ; National Program on Key Basic Research Project (973 Program)[2015CB251201] ; CAS Pioneer Hundred Talents Program
WOS KeywordXisha Uplift ; Igneous Intrusions ; Continental-margin ; Zhongjiannan Basin ; Mud Volcanos ; Geochemistry ; Evolution ; Morphologies ; Subsidence ; Mechanism
WOS Research AreaGeology
WOS SubjectGeosciences, Multidisciplinary
WOS IDWOS:000452945000003
PublisherPERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD
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Document Type期刊论文
Version出版稿
Identifierhttp://ir.idsse.ac.cn/handle/183446/6463
Collection深海科学研究部_深海地球物理与资源研究室
Corresponding AuthorWang, Jiliang; Li, Wei
Affiliation1.Chinese Acad Sci, Inst Deep Sea Sci & Engn, Sanya 572000, Peoples R China
2.Chinese Acad Sci, Key Lab Marginal Sea Geol, South China Sea Inst Oceanol, Guangzhou 510301, Guangdong, Peoples R China
3.Qingdao Natl Lab Marine Sci & Technol, Lab Marine Mineral Resources, Qingdao 266071, Peoples R China
First Author AffilicationInstitute of Deep-sea Science and Engineering,CAS
Corresponding Author AffilicationInstitute of Deep-sea Science and Engineering,CAS
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Wang, Jiliang,Wu, Shiguo,Kong, Xiu,et al. Subsurface fluid flow at an active cold seep area in the Qiongdongnan Basin, northern South China Sea[J]. JOURNAL OF ASIAN EARTH SCIENCES,2018,168(1):17-26.
APA Wang, Jiliang.,Wu, Shiguo.,Kong, Xiu.,Ma, Benjun.,Li, Wei.,...&Chen, Wanli.(2018).Subsurface fluid flow at an active cold seep area in the Qiongdongnan Basin, northern South China Sea.JOURNAL OF ASIAN EARTH SCIENCES,168(1),17-26.
MLA Wang, Jiliang,et al."Subsurface fluid flow at an active cold seep area in the Qiongdongnan Basin, northern South China Sea".JOURNAL OF ASIAN EARTH SCIENCES 168.1(2018):17-26.
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