Postponing the End of Oil: The Search for Offshore Energy Resources - Perspectives on Ocean Science - UCTV - University of California Television
Postponing the End of Oil: The Search for Offshore Energy Resources - Perspectives on Ocean Science
Premiere Date: 2/7/2011; 54 minutes


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Peak oil may have come and gone, yet we are using oil faster than we are discovering it and have only just begun to think about alternatives. Join Scripps Oceanography geophysicist Steve Constable and learn how he is using sophisticated marine electromagnetic techniques to find dwindling offshore reserves during our transition from the hydrocarbon age to "beyond petroleum." (#20654)

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