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Exploring oil rigs and an ancient shoreline in the Gulf Of Mexico for new disease cures
...tes in the Gulf of Mexico, including abandoned oil rigs
and an ancient shoreline. They will be searching f...the deep reaches of some of the decommissioned oil rigs
scattered throughout the Gulf to learn what organisms live there. Studies of shallow areas of platfo...
New life discovered in deep ocean floor
...tory endured grueling shifts on remote ocean drill rigs
to get frozen cores of mud. Then came painstaking ...e sediments can wreck subsea structures like drill rigs
or pipelines that carry oil and gas. On a large-scale, hydrate destabilization may cause tsunamis an...
Stretch of I-40 part of ORNL, UT environmental lab initiative
..., Tenn., Dec. 19, 2002 -- Twenty-five thousand big rigs
rumbling through Knoxville every day will help researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory get a better handle on real-world emissions and their effects on the environment. Two meteorological stations are operational and other equipment will be ad...
Munching microbes aid environment, oil industry
... samples from far offshore in the Gulf where these rigs
are operating, and its hard to do good science when youre at the bottom of the ocean, Roberts explains. The EPA test is a fair approximation of Gulf conditions, but the goal is to correlate the data from near-shore and deep-sea sediments and develop ...
Ice-breakers drive whales away
...terns, they could advise icebreaker operators, oil rigs
and ocean dredgers on ways to alleviate noise at crucial times....
Bugs Can Ward Off The 'Bends'
...descend to depths of up to 600metres to repair oil rigs
or conduct scientific studies, and can suffer thebends even if they meticulously follow slow ascent procedures and take repeateddecompression stops. At such extreme depths, air becomes so dense that it can'tbe breathed-so divers breathe oxygen mixed ...
Eviction From Scum Home Makes Disease-Causing Microbe Vulnerable
... clog pipes in all kinds ofsettings, including oil rigs
and beer-making equipment. "It's only recently that people have begun to appreciatethat these aren't just random masses of organisms," says Pearson."It's not just scum."...