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Wetland methane emissions

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Methane emissions and global warming

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Carolyn Ruppel PhD: Watching Methane from the Arctic, and Global Wetlands

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Sources of Methane

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Five Questions about Methane

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Methane emissions in upland forests

Contributing around 164 Tg of methane to atmospheric methane annually alone; wetlands are the biggest contributing factor of atmospheric methane in the world, wetlands remain a major area of concern with respect to climate change. Wetlands are characterized by water-logged soils and distinctive communities of plant and animal species that have evolved and adapted to the constant presence of water. This high level of water saturation as well as warm weather is the cause of the high levels of methane production.
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