The Earth’s subsurface hosts enormous methane volumes either trapped in the shallow sediments, gas hydrates and permafrost, or naturally escaping the sediment through methane seepage to enter the hydrosphere/atmosphere. Such environments are highly sensitive to climate change. Despite an increasing awareness about the positive feedback between global warming and methane seepage, the response of these complex and dynamic systems to climate change is still unclear due to complex geo/hydro/atmosphere interactions.
Fossil cold seeps, long-term observatory studies and modern examples form the foundations to understand the mutual dependences between climate and seepage, and to develop robust models to forecast future scenarios at the Earth-system scale. For this session, we welcome geologists, geophysicists, geochemists, biologists, model developers, and any others who have contributed to new case studies in modern and fossil hydrocarbon seeps in the marine and terrestrial environment, gas hydrate and permafrost settings, to describe both new methods/technologies and the scientific outcomes.
Pop up networking event
Remember the good, old post-conference beer-in-hand chatting? We recreated a virtual rooftop bar where you will be able to chat and network, exactly as in real life! We want to bring together EGU scientists from the gas hydrate, permafrost, and broader cold seeps community. You will be asked to create your avatar and decide whether you want to keep your camera and microphone active or use the text chat and emotes to communicate.
It’s going to be fun! See you at the party!
Wed, 28 Apr, 17:00–19:00 CEST
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