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Unexpected future boost of methane possible from Arctic permafrost

19 Aug 2018, 19:00 UTC
Unexpected future boost of methane possible from Arctic permafrost
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New NASA-funded research has discovered that Arctic permafrost's expected gradual thawing and the associated release of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere may actually be sped up by instances of a relatively little known process called abrupt thawing.

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