Methane Gas Concentrations in Gulf of Mexico Quickly Surprises Scientists

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This shows the deployment of the CTD Rosette system for collecting water samples. Photo Source: Texas A&M University and NOAA.

Excerpt from UCSB

Calling the results “extremely surprising,” researchers from the University of California, Santa Barbara and Texas A&M University report that methane gas concentrations in the Gulf of Mexico have returned to near normal levels only months after a massive release occurred following the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion…

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