Arctic storms speed up methane burps
- Revisiting factors controlling methane emissions from high-Arctic tundra. Mastepanov, M.; Sigsgaard, C.; Tagesson, T.; Ström, L.; Tamstorf, M. P.; Lund, M.; Christensen, T. R. // Biogeosciences;2013, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p5139
The northern latitudes are experiencing disproportionate warming relative to the mid-latitudes, and there is growing concern about feedbacks between this warming and methane production and release from high-latitude soils. Studies of methane emissions carried out in the Arctic, particularly...
- Detection of methane ebullition in shelf waters of the Laptev Sea in the Eastern Arctic Region. Yusupov, V. I.; Salyuk, A. N.; Karnaukh, V. N.; Semiletov, I. P.; Shakhova, N. E. // Doklady Earth Sciences;Feb2010, Vol. 430 Issue 2, p261
The article discusses a study regarding the examination of methane discharge in Shelf Waters of the Laptev Sea in the Eastern Arctic Region. The study conducted several observations including acoustic studies, back sound scattering (BSS) method, and water characteristics and dissolved methane...
- The fragile land. Hamilton, J. // Canada & the World;May91, Vol. 56 Issue 9, p23
Reports that scientists are finding more and more evidence of environmental damage in the Arctic. The sources of pollution; Concerns over the pollutants in this dry and freezing climate; The need of international cooperation to deal with the problem. INSET: Warming up; You are what you...
- Existing carbon emissions could melt Arctic. Butler, Simon // Green Left Weekly;7/21/2010, Issue 845, p16
The article reports on the study conducted by University of Colorado in Boulder indicates that existing levels of greenhouse gases might be enough to push the Arctic temperatures to 19 degrees Celsius higher.
- Saving the Arctic: Challenge to eight nations. Young, Oran R. // EPA Journal;Jul/Aug90, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p56
Describes the environmental conditions of the Arctic region. Threat to the natural environment of the Arctic; Role of the Arctic in the overall dynamics of the Earth; Role of the Arctic and its elements in determining weather patterns throughout the Northern Hemisphere; Factors to consider in...
- The BIG Meltdown. Ebersole, Rene S. // Current Science;10/6/2000, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p10
States that ice in the Arctic region is continuously melting.
- The Decreasing Arctic Ice Cover. Levi, Barbara Goss // Physics Today;Jan2000, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p19
Reports on the rapid decline of the Arctic ice mass and how it might affect the polar region and the Earth's climate. Ice thickness; Sea-ice coverage; Factors that causes the change.
- BEAR NECESSITIES. // Ecologist;Sep2000, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p11
Forecasts the disappearance of Arctic ice by the half of the 21st century. Rate of the melting of Arctic ice; Cause of the melting.
- Arctic at risk from global warming. Ajotts, Tosch // Earth Island Journal;Spring91, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p12
Describes the expected impact of global warming on the Arctic ecosystems. Includes the reduction of thickness and extent of Arctic sea ice; Loss of habitat for arctic cod, seals, walrus and polar bears; Dramatic growth of Siberian and North American rivers.