Re: Tar balls, was Re: global warming and sea level rise

Date: Fri Jul 27 2001 - 17:01:06 MDT

In a message dated 7/25/2001 9:56:31 PM Central Daylight Time, writes:

> Some are, some aren't. Tar balls can come from natural petroleum leaks,
> *or* from human manipulation of petroleum
> (tanker spills, drilling rig spills, etc.).

I have a brother who is a geophiz.........(of can't beleive a
word he says...he works for an evillllllll oil company).....but he says that
naturally occuring oil leaks one ocean floor amount to a HUGE volume...he
says .numbers have been bandied about representing quantities in excess of
all artificial oil spills or leaks


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