December 27, 2011

Leaders of Arctic Methane Project Clarify Concerns

Andrew Revkin, New York Times


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I’ve been in touch with Natalia Shakhova and Igor Semiletov, the intrepid Russian researchers, based at the International Arctic Research Center in Fairbanks, Alaska, who for more than a decade have been leading an important international project analyzing methane plumes rising from the seabed in the shallow Arctic waters spreading north from eastern Siberian shores. (Here’s video of Shakhova describing the...

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