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Exploring Gulf of Mexico Methane Seeps

2015 GISR (Gulf Integrated Spill Response): Scientists aboard the E/V Nautilus from Woods Hole, Texas A&M, and University of Rochester have been examining the methane seep known as “The Sleeping Dragon” this week. Our team has been using acoustic imaging to visualize methane plumes, taking water and biological samples, and monitoring the flux rate of rising methane bubbles. 

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