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Old 12-15-2011, 07:55 AM
 
Location: Capital Hill
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Global warming ?
'Fountains' of methane 1,000m across erupt from Arctic ice - a greenhouse gas 30 times more potent than carbon dioxide | Mail Online
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Old 12-15-2011, 08:58 AM
 
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Interesting article. I have a problem with the source. Any web page that has the content on it that this one does (right side scroll through all the stupid crap) loses credibility as far as I'm concerned.
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Old 12-15-2011, 09:10 AM
 
Location: Sierra Vista, AZ
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I can't even bring it up, but if it's on the internet it must be true
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Old 12-15-2011, 12:16 PM
 
Location: Somewhere in northern Alabama
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I'm of two minds. Stereotyping, the Russians LOVE a good yarn and being able to sucker in the gullible. However, methane release likely will happen on unprecedented scales over the next few decades anyway, so even if it is a yarn, it needs to be examined.
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Old 12-15-2011, 12:23 PM
 
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Let me google that for you
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Old 12-15-2011, 08:15 PM
 
Location: Texas State Fair
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Must be those diving doggies... Eat more fish
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Old 12-15-2011, 10:22 PM
 
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It's interesting that these fountains of methane off the Siberian coast match the deposits of gas hydrates discovered by the USGS



http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1996/of96-272/fig2.htmlg



http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...n_Map_USGS.gif
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Old 12-16-2011, 01:50 AM
 
Location: University City, Philadelphia
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Maybe someone farted???
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Old 12-18-2011, 12:05 AM
 
Location: Connecticut
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Sounds like a pod of REALLY offensive Killer Whales swimming around under the ice!!!!!



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