The University of Texas Institute for Geophysics will lead a research team in a newly funded $58 million effort to study methane hydrates in the Gulf of Mexico as a potential energy source. Full details on the upcoming research and the grant, one of the largest ever awarded to the university, can be read here.
Several UTIG researchers are part of the Totten Expedition, currently in East Antarctica aboard the RVIB Palmer. The expedition left Hobart, Tasmania, on January 29, with its first destination being the Mertz Glacier area. Last week, the expedition traveled to the Totten Glacier area east of Law Dome, and continued its work there. UTIG… Continue Reading UTIG at Work on Totten Expedition