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Deep-Sea Bacteria Release Excess Carbon into the Ocean and Atmosphere – AZoCleantech

A team of researchers from the University of Minnesota has found that deep-sea bacteria dissolve carbon-containing rocks and discharge surplus carbon into the air…

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Written by AZoCleantechApr 13 2021
A team of researchers from the University of Minnesota has found that deep-sea bacteria dissolve carbon-containing rocks and discharge surplus carbon into the air and ocean.
CSE researchers collected samples of carbonate rocks from the Del Mar East methane seep using a submersible watercraft. They discovered that deep-sea bacteria are dissolving these rocks, releasing excess carbon into the ocean and atmosphere. Image Credit: Leprich, et al., Bailey Geobiology…

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