Posted by: grokscience | February 21, 2007

Ocean Burps

A huge potential for our energy needs lies at the bottom of the ocean in the form of methane hydrates. But what happens when the ocean “burps” and large amounts of natural gas are liberated into the atmosphere?  On this program, MBARI scientist Charles Paull discusses how these greenhouse gases could be abruptly released.

Maybe some antacid would help… 😉

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