marsh gas

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methane gas produced when vegetation decomposes in water

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The 1,350kg (2,976lb) spacecraft is equipped with five instruments including a sensor to track methane or marsh gas - a possible sign of life, a colour camera and a thermal imaging spectrometer to map the surface and mineral wealth of the planet.
Which gas is the largest component of marsh gas? 3.
These faults are related to the distribution of coal and marsh gas. However, the faults have not yet been thoroughly investigated.
There was never a sign of trouble in these places - it just loitered in the air like marsh gas.
The two men from Qinzhou, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, was seriously scalded when they accidentally ignited the marsh gas last Thursday.