Scientists Discovered Numerous Methane Plumes On Sea Bed along US East Coast

August 26, 2014 2:27 PM

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Recently, researchers have found more than hundreds of sites off the East coast of the United States as a potential contributor to global warming, from where an absurd amount of methane gas is seeping out of the ocean floor.

The gas is assumed to be methane and the scientists have identified that the gas leakage is spread over a wider area at the joining point of continental shelf with the Atlantic Ocean. The amount of gas leaked through the underwater vents is very little as related to the global emission of methane ga...

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