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July 2022

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SBIR-funded deep-sea methane spectrometer successfully undergoes field testing

NOAA PMEL, University of Washington, and OptoKnowledge Systems, Inc. successfully conducted the first deep water test of a new methane analyzer to measure the concentration and carbon isotope ratio of methane near the Axial Seamount.

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Eruption highlights how NOAA technological innovation powers public safety, economic development, and scientific discovery

When a volcano in the South Pacific Ocean erupted in January 2022, NOAA researchers were well-equipped to study the multi-hazard event by sky and by sea. Key technologies and strategic partnerships made it possible for NOAA to issue warnings that saved lives around the world, while also collecting scientific data that will improve forecasting models and disaster response for future events.

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