Desalination Through Methane Hydrate.
Patent, Filed 30 Jun 97, patented 23 Feb 99,
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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In one embodiment, this invention pertains to desalination of seawater by feeding methane into seawater at a depth exceeding 100 meters to form methane hydrate which rises to where it is decomposed into methane and water, and recovering water. Methane is recycled.
- Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Processing
- Physical and Dynamic Oceanography