Sonics track subsea leaks

December 2011
Process Engineering;Dec2011 Supplement, p35
Trade Publication
The article reports that a new ultra-sensitive technology has been developed by a research team at the University of Southampton to detect leakage in underwater gas pipelines. The new method, which uses underwater microphones, can also monitor greenhouse gas methane, leaking naturally from the seabed. Professor Tim Leighton and professor Paul White, members of the research team, believe that this is a cost-effective method for leakage detection.


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