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Methane Production in Oxic Lake Waters Potentially Increases Aquatic Methane Flux to Air

Kam Tang Orcid Logo, Daniel F. McGinnis, Danny Ionescu, Hans-Peter Grossart

Environmental Science & Technology Letters, Volume: 3, Issue: 6, Pages: 227 - 233

Swansea University Author: Kam Tang Orcid Logo

Published in: Environmental Science & Technology Letters
ISSN: 2328-8930
Published: 2016
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URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa28399
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Item Description: Active methane production in oxygenated lake waters challenges the long-standing paradigm that microbial methane production occurs only in anoxic conditions, and forces us to rethink the ecology and environmental dynamics of this powerful greenhouse gas. We discuss evidence of oxic methane production in aquatic systems, the biochemical mechanisms involved, and its potential contribution to lake-to-air methane flux.
College: College of Science
Issue: 6
Start Page: 227
End Page: 233