Marv collecting samples from the CTD-rosette using a plastic syringe.  If there is methane in our seawater samples, Marv can tell us how much within just one to two hours of the samples coming back on deck.  Right now, he is our secret weapon in tracking down the highly unusual vents we are pursuing.

Marv collecting samples from the CTD-rosette using a plastic syringe. If there is methane in our seawater samples, Marv can tell us how much within just one to two hours of the samples coming back on deck. Right now, he is our secret weapon in tracking down the highly unusual vents we are pursuing. Image courtesy of Chris German, INSPIRE: Chile Margin 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OER.

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