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Image : While Oil Gently Seeps from the Seafloor

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Researchers found that the total petroleum hydrogen (TPH) content in sampling locations (dots) was highest in sediments closest to the seeps and gradually diminished over distance as it was dispersed by currents—much the way smoke trails away in the wind.

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Last updated: May 24, 2011
 


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