Natalia Shakhova, Igor Semiletov | Source

University of Alaska, Fairbanks, International Arctic Research Centre, USA

Russian Academy of Sciences, Far Eastern Branch, Pacific Oceanological Institute, Vladivostok, Russia “Opening the Arctic”, Washington, Nov.30th-Dec.2nd, 2010.


  • What do we know about methane potential of the ESAS?
  • Is there a mechanism responsible for transformation of methane potential to modern methane source?
  • What are triggers forcing non-gradual modeof methane emission from the seabed?
  • Is there a plausible mechanism, which could determine massive and abrupt methane releases?
  • Why is the ESAS unique in its ability to accommodate huge methane potential?

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