Gas hydrates from the Gulf of Mexico
by MARUM - Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Gas hydrates from the Gulf of Mexico. The leaking methane gas is burning. Gas hydrates are an ice-like mixture of methane and water that forms under high pressure at low temperatures. Huge amounts lie at the sea floor.For higher resolutions and more photos please contact the Public Relations-Team at the MARUM.
Submitted on 08 October 2007
Credit: MARUM - Center for Marine Environmental Sciences (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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