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Russian and American scientists explore the dangerously high methane emissions in the Arctic PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 09 September 2012 21:33

Today, on the phone from aboard the research vessel "Victor Buinitskii" special chief of the Russian-American Igor Semiletov expedition reported that the focus of Russian and American scientists will methane emissions Arctic seas, and particularly in the Laptev Sea, which were previously recorded large emissions of methane. To carry out these research, on the vessel "Victor Buinitskii" is located a modern geophysical complex, with which they can define amounts of methane released into the atmosphere. This expedition was a few days ago went out of the city of Murmansk, Russia to Northern Sea Route for re-measuring the amount of methane that is released from the Arctic seas, as previously the expedition showed unusually high levels of methane coming from the Arctic seas into the atmosphere. The scientists of the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), in the persons of the Arctic Research Laboratory Pacific Oceanological Institute, Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Oceanology of the Russian Federation with Research Center in Fairbanks Alaska, USA, and the University of Georgia, USA. Previous expeditions have found, that methane appears in the destruction of underwater sites of permafrost due to climate change in the Arctic, which further strengthens the processes of global warming and lead to new emissions of methane, which can lead to disastrous consequences for the Earth's climate.


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