The Methane Atmospheric Cycle

  • I. L. Karol
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Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 8)


Main components of the methane atmospheric cycle are outlined and contemporary understanding of their input in the global change is reviewed. Special attention is paid to methane atmospheric content increase influence on atmospheric composition and on the expected climate changes. The connections of the latter with methane source and sink intensities is also discussed.


Rice Field Methane Emission Total Ozone Tropospheric Ozone Lower Stratosphere 
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  • I. L. Karol
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  1. 1.Main Geophysical ObservatorySt. PetersburgRussia

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