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Seafloor methane

Atlantic bubble bath

The release of large quantities of methane from ocean sediments might affect global climate change. The discovery of expansive methane seeps along the US Atlantic margin provides an ideal test bed for such a marine methane–climate connection.

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Figure 1: Schematic of the seawater methane cycle.

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Kessler, J. Atlantic bubble bath. Nature Geosci 7, 625–626 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo2238

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