Area of Investigation (image) Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (GEOMAR) Caption Area of investigations west of Svalbard are shown. During several expeditions observations were performed. The colored dots mark gas seeps, the three named sites mark locations where dives took place. Credit GEOMAR Usage Restrictions Usage in the context of this press release only. Other usage requires written permission by GEOMAR. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.