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Updated November 30, 2013

Methane News

fire 30th November 2013 Short and Sweet
Neil Bowerman and colleagues at the University of Oxford, UK, have assessed the climate change mitigation potential of reducing emissions of methane and black carbon.

stream 26th April 2013 Greenhouse Feedbacks
Ben Stocker and colleagues at the University of Bern have predicted that climate change induces significant positive feedbacks in emissions of both methane and nitrous oxide.

rice 29th October 2012 Rice Methane Feedback
Kees Jan van Groeningen of Trinity College Dublin and colleagues in the US, have projected an increase in methane emissions from rice cultivation in response to future climate change.

leaves 4th May 2010 Plant Reprieve
Andy McLeod, and colleagues at the University of Edinburgh, UK, have reported that methane emissions from vegetation are very minor compared to carbon uptake and storage.

sun 15th January 2010 Space Age Methane
Paul Palmer and colleagues at the University of Edinburgh, UK, have used satellite data to demonstrate the large-scale controls of global methane production and emission.

Selected Papers

Scheutz and Kjeldsen
Environmental factors and the attenuation of methane emissions from landfill

Scheutz et al.
Attenuating methane emissions from landfill using cover soils

Hao et al.
C-N balance and methane emissions during cattle manure composting

Nakano et al.
Measuring trace gas flux using closed chamber measurements

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