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2011-10-12 13:23:57

A new ultra-sensitive technology which can monitor leaks from underwater gas pipelines has been developed by scientists at the University of Southampton. The research has shown that potentially environmentally and financially disastrous gas leaks from pipelines, and methane naturally leaking from the seabed, could in future be detected using changes in acoustic signals. Using a simple set of underwater microphones to monitor these changes would provide a cost effective, unique detection...


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