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Contact: Darlene Crist
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Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences

Biomarkers Used to ID Oil Onshore

Caption: Researchers used comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography (GCxGC) in their oil spill forensics to measure levels of degradation in biomarkers. THe biomarkers here are shown inside the dotted line.

Credit: Christoph Aeppli, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences

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