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Seabed may be too turbulent to store carbon

The ocean floor has been eyed as a potential site to sequester carbon, the idea being that we can get CO2 far, far away from human activity by banishing it to the earthly equivalent of the Final Frontier. But if you get CO2 out of the way of humans, it may instead be smack dab in the middle of natural forces. In an editorial published this week in the journal Nature Geoscience, the fallibility of burying carbon below the sea bed is explored. The chief point of concern is that the ocean bed is actually... [Read more]

Posted by Alison Hawkes on January 20, 2011 No Comments »
Category : Climate Science and Scientists, The Oceans

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