The Night Before Christmas at Cranfield

'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the DAS

The scientists were working, ensuring no data loss.

The stockings were hung by the U-tube with care,

In hopes that the last tracer would soon be there;

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These scientists weren't nestled all snug in their beds,

Instead seismic and chemical data danced in their heads;

And GCCC's Jeimin Lu in his hard hat of maize,

Had just settled in for a long computer gaze.

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Then, to Rebecca Smyth's eyes appeared a sure sign


The mass spec readings indicated methane on the decline,

And she was heard to exclaim, in the fluorescent light

"Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good-night."

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Click here for "RI0283. Geological CO2 Sequestration Atlas of Miocene Strata, Offshore Texas State Waters"


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