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Huge Underwater Volcanoes
27 Jun 08 – Until now, scientists believed that lava peacefully dribbled lava from cracks in the seafloor. They thought the extreme pressure from the overlying water would make it too difficult for violent undersea eruptions.
Now we know otherwise. “Robert Reeves-Sohn of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) in Massachusetts and his colleagues discovered jagged, glassy fragments of rock scattered around the volcanoes, suggesting explosive eruptions occurred between 1999 and 2001.”
With news bombarding us daily that polar ice is melting, it would seem that such eruptions could be the culprit. However, scientists see no significant connection.
"We don't believe the volcanoes had much effect on the overlying ice," Reeves-Sohn told LiveScience, "but they seem to have had a major impact on the overlying water column."
“The eruptions discharge large amounts of carbon dioxide, helium, trace metals and heat into the water over long distances, he said.”
Huge volcanoes are
discharging “large amounts of heat
Huge volcanoes are discharging large amounts of carbon
My 60-watt light bulb is somehow heating the Arctic Ocean,
Good Lord! They must be anthropogenic volcanoes.
“Funny,” says Ragan, “Artic ice does not melt much from
Right on, Ragan!
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