Large-Scale Controls of Methanogenesis Inferred from Methane and Gravity Spaceborne Data

  title={Large-Scale Controls of Methanogenesis Inferred from Methane and Gravity Spaceborne Data},
  author={A. Bloom and P. Palmer and A. Fraser and D. S. Reay and C. Frankenberg},
  pages={322 - 325}
  • A. Bloom, P. Palmer, +2 authors C. Frankenberg
  • Published 2010
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Science
  • Measuring Methanogenesis After carbon dioxide, methane is the second most important greenhouse gas, and an important species in terms of its role in atmospheric chemistry. The sources and sinks of methane, particularly the natural ones, are too poorly quantified, however, even to explain why the decades-long, steady increase of its concentration in the atmosphere was interrupted between 1999 and 2006. Bloom et al. (p. 322) use a combination of satellite data, which indicate water table depth… CONTINUE READING
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