pipeline leaks

Monitoring pipeline leaks

The network of oil pipelines that stretch across the United States rely heavily on a high tech leak detection system to ensure safe transportation. Devika Krishnan Kumar and her colleague Jared Renshaw co-wrote an investigation for Reuters on the technology designed to monitor pipeline leaks, how it fails, and what happens to ecosystems when those […]

SciTech Now Episode 327

In this episode of SciTech Now a cathedral is using acoustic engineering to better their sound quality; an investigation of the technology that monitors pipeline leaks; tracking pelicans with solar power; and the CEO of General Motors shares her story.  

Monitoring pipeline leaks

The network of oil pipelines that stretch across the United States rely heavily on a high tech leak detection system to ensure safe transportation. Devika Krishnan Kumar and her colleague Jared Renshaw co-wrote an investigation for Reuters on the technology designed to monitor pipeline leaks, how it fails, and what happens to ecosystems when those failures occur.