Modeling of methane bubbles released from large sea-floor area: Condition required for methane emission to the atmosphere

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Yamamoto, A.; Yamanaka, Y.; Tajika, E.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
  • Journal: Earth and Planetary Science Letters,volume 284,issue 3-4,pages590-598 (issn: 0012-821X)
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  • Subject: gas hydrate | methane | bubble dissolution modeling | global warming | Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum

Massive methane release from sea-floor sediments due to decomposition of methane hydrate, and thermal decomposition of organic matter by volcanic outgassing, is a potential contributor to global warming. However, the degree of global warming has not been estimated due t... View more
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