plume sniffer

This monitor displays incoming data from sensors attached to the DSL120. An Eh sensor detects reduced chemical compounds that are oxygen poor, while a methane sensor (MET) measures the amount of methane in surrounding waters, and a light scattering sensor (LSS) detects particle densities in the water. Anomalies detected by each sensor may indicate the presence of hydrothermal plumes. Image courtesy of UCSB, Univ. S. Carolina, NOAA, WHOI.

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