Thursday, December 22, 2011

Methane plumes 1 kilometer in diameter, shooting methane into the air. #agw

Melt of Artic seabed methane accelerating dramatically | ClimateSignals: "The scale and volume of the methane release has astonished the head of the Russian research team who has been surveying the seabed of the East Siberian Arctic Shelf off northern Russia for nearly 20 years.In an exclusive interview with The Independent, Igor Semiletov, of the Far Eastern branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, said that he has never before witnessed the scale and force of the methane being released from beneath the Arctic seabed."

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