Canine oil spill detection: Using odor signatures to improve detection on land and water

Oil spills significantly damage ecosystems and economies, but current detection technology for subsurface oil is labor-intensive, slow and provides limited coverage. Professional canine detection teams have shown in recent experiences that their oil detection capability exceeds the requirements to develop specific operational treatment criteria. In this AGU 2021 media roundtable, researchers will discuss how canines […]

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WOAI San Antonio Channel 4 News Report

S.A Zoo helping to save Texas Horned Lizards by Michael Hernandez Tuesday, June 25th 2019 For video on news report page Click Here SAN ANTONIO—Here’s a quick quiz: Do you know what the state reptile of Texas is? It’s the Horned Lizard. But did you also know that they are on the threatened species list? […]

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Organization teaching K-9s to sniff out oil spills

Researchers at the oil spill control school at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Monday got a demonstration of one way to discover those oil deposits using a specially trained K-9. Author: Marissa Cummings Published: 6:21 PM CDT April 23, 2018 Updated: 6:44 PM CDT April 23, 2018Residual oil trapped underneath the sand from previous spills — […]

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