Volcanic lakes spew large amounts of carbon dioxide

Our Amazing Planet: Lakes that form on and around volcanoes can spew out significant amounts of the global warming gas carbon dioxide, researchers have found. These new findings could help scientists refine their models on how Earth's climate is changing. Called volcanic lakes, these bodies of water form either in the craters that are left after a volcano explodes, the calderas left after a volcanic peak or flank collapses, or after lava, ash or mud from volcanoes dam up rivers and streams. It's a well-known......

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