Global distribution of methane averaged over 2011 by NASA/AIRS. Note the very high concentrations in the Arctic region.
|Climate monitoring by the Hydrometeorological Centre of Russia indicates spring 2015 was the warmest in the 125-year history of regular meteorological observations.|
As formerly frozen methane hydrate/clathrate deposits on sea and lake beds thaw, the methane migrates to the surface where it can be temporarily trapped.
|It looked like a vision of hell, if hell was a golf course. Muddy bubbling water churning several feet in the air at a golf course June 15, 2015 in Lambton Shores, Ont., was clearly no regular water hazard.|
The exploding pond at the Indian Hills Golf Course in Lambton Shores, Ontario, Canada is on Lake Huron and is only 25 miles from the US border in Michigan.