IAGC releases environmental study on electromagnetic techniques

The International Association of Geophysical Contractors has released its study on the environmental impact of electromagnetic surveys on the marine environment.

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HOUSTON – The International Association of Geophysical Contractors has released its study on the environmental impact of electromagnetic surveys on the marine environment.

The study concludes that EM sources as used now for petroleum exploration has no potential significant impact on fish, seabirds, turtles, or marine mammals. It also says that cumulative effects of EM surveys a negligible compared to natural EM events.

11/10/2011

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