Posts tagged with "wetland"

wetlands · February 23, 2013
Gas bubbles being produced in a wetland at Distant Hill Gardens in Walpole, New Hampshire.
Are the wetlands at Distant Hill emitting Methane Gas and contributing to climate change? The answer to that question might be ... maybe! According to Wikipedia, one of the most significant natural sources of atmospheric methane are wetlands, and they remain a major area of concern with respect to climate change. The methane is released as organic material in the wetland slowly decompose and ferment in the oxygen poor environment found there. But I'm guessing that the bubbles might be oxygen,...