Sounding the Sparkling Depths


Associate Professor Tom Weber and grad students Liz Weidner and Erin Heffron sailed aboard New Zealand's R/V Tangaroa where they worked to use echocounders to quanitify the amount of gases coming up form the ocean floor, and to find a way to measure the size and rate of the bubbles. 

Image shows pink acoustic curtain with gas plumes appearing as blue flares rising from the seabed.