Marine biology at gas platform


In this Dutch 14 February 2016 video, marine biologist Joop Coolen investigates marine life at a gas platform in the North Sea with an airlift sampler.

Coolen’s research indicates that concrete structures in the sandy North Sea bottom environment increase biodiversity. So, it would be better not to remove platforms after work at them stops.

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