Scientists: Massive reservoirs of methane may exist beneath Antarctica

Researchers believe that large methane reservoirs exist beneath the Antarctic Ice Sheet.

Scientists: Massive reservoirs of methane may exist beneath Antarctica

Science Recorder | James Fluere | Saturday, November 24, 2012

Scientists at the University of California-Santa Cruz have found evidence that large methane reservoirs exist beneath the Antarctic ice sheet. According to a university report, the Antarctic Ice Sheet is likely a major a source of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas. Greenhouse gases absorb infrared radiation and keep the heat in the atmosphere... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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