NASA findings show no excessive methane emissions from Alaska

Anchorage Dispatch: Though Arctic Alaska is warming and permafrost is thawing, the area so far has been spared from the scourge of excessive methane emissions, according to data collected by a NASA-managed research project. Concentrations of methane measured in the atmosphere over Alaska from May to September 2012 -- the first of five seasons for NASA’s Carbon in Arctic Reservoirs Vulnerability Experiment, or CARVE -- turned out to be about equal to the global average for a similar-sized area. The findings, gleaned......

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