Linking Mediterranean brine pools and mud volcanism

Type Article
Date 2000
Language English
Author(s) Medinaut/medineth Shipboard Scientific Parties
Contributor(s) Charlou Jean-Luc, Donval Jean-Pierre, Foucher Jean-Paul, Pelle Henri, Sibuet Myriam
Source Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union (0096-3941) (American Geophysical Union (AGU)), 2000 , Vol. 81 , N. 51 , P. 625-632
DOI 10.1029/EO081i051p00625-02

Methane seepage at mud volcanoes around the world continues to be of broad international interest for a number of reasons.

Among these, seafloor methane is a potentially important contributor to global warming. In addition, dewatering and degassing of sediments and the formation of fluid migration pathways is important not only to sedimentologists, but also to hydrocarbon reservoir engineers and hydrologists.

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