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Arctic Lakes Stabilize Climate Change By Soaking Up

Arctic Lakes Stabilize Climate Change By Soaking Up Greenhouse Gases

University of Alaska Fairbanks New University of Alaska Fairbanks research indicates that arctic thermokarst lakes stabilize climate change by storing more greenhouse gases than they emit into the atmosphere. Countering a widely-held view...

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Thawing Arctic Cryosphere Releases Trapped Methane
2012-05-22 09:10:29

Brett Smith for RedOrbit.com The edges of glaciers and Arctic permafrost are where most of the evidence of global warming can be seen, but scientists have recently been traveling to these remote locations for a different reason. Researchers from the University of Alaska at Fairbanks just published a study in the online edition of Nature Geoscience showing that methane trapped under arctic lake ice for millions of years is now being released by the melting ice. The team used both aerial...


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