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Scientists Research High Methane Levels In The Four Corners Region

Published: Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 4:40pm
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(Press release from Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) and the Institute for Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR) at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU), NOAA, NASA, and the University of Michigan)
A graph showing the hot spots of methane anomalies near the Four Corners region.

Scientists have started trying to figure out why the Four Corners region is such a hot spot for methane.

They earlier found the area to have one of the highest levels of methane in the world. For more on this, we turn to Christian Frankenberg, a research scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.

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