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Gas hydrates and deglaciations

Long ago, Earth experienced a series of especially severe glaciations. A new explanation for deposits laid down at the end of these events centres on the large-scale release of methane from solid gas hydrates.

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Jacobsen, S. Gas hydrates and deglaciations. Nature 412, 691–692 (2001).

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