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I understand frozen methane is also sequestered in abundance in certain ocean floor locations and this is also released as sea temperatures rise.  

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by Gringo (stargazing camel at aoldotcom) on Wed Apr 8th, 2009 at 01:37:53 PM EST
Ah, I see Nomad refers to these deposits above.

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by Gringo (stargazing camel at aoldotcom) on Wed Apr 8th, 2009 at 01:39:36 PM EST
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Yes, his diary on methane clathrates is worth going back to, also for the comments.
by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Fri Apr 10th, 2009 at 01:58:14 AM EST
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I missed his previous article somehow, but I did go back and read it now.  Fascinating study.  Thanks for the link.

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by Gringo (stargazing camel at aoldotcom) on Sat Apr 11th, 2009 at 02:09:28 PM EST
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