12 Aug '11, 7pm

After 2 Studies, Methane Puzzle Persists

After 2 Studies, Methane Puzzle Persists By JOANNA M. FOSTER One climate-science conundrum, two research teams, two independent approaches, two seemingly conflicting conclusions. The unsolved mystery, or perhaps now, twice-solved mystery: Why did atmospheric methane levels, steadily on the rise since record-keeping began, abruptly level off and stabilize in the last three decades? Methane , which is primarily found deep within the earth and deep within the guts of microbes, is one of the most potent greenhouse gases, second only to carbon dioxide in its impact. The two research teams, both from the University of California at Irvine, published their findings this week in the Journal Nature. One team, led by the earth sciences researcher Murat Aydin, investigated the mystery by drilling into glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica and sampling the air bubbles trapped deep with...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/12/after-2-studies...

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