Marine gas hydrates along the Cascadia accretionary margin; economic boon or environmental bust

Author(s): Whiticar, Michael J.
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
University of Victoria, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Victoria, BC, Canada
Volume Title: GeoCanada 2000; the millennium geoscience summit
Source: Abstract Volume (Geological Association of Canada), Vol.25; Geoscience 2000; the millennium geoscience summit, Calgary, AB, Canada, May 29-June 2, 2000. Publisher: Geological Association of Canada, Waterloo, ON, Canada. ISSN: 1716-6098 CODEN: PAACD6
Note: In English; illus., incl. geol. sketch maps, sects.
Year of Publication: 2000
Research Program: ODP Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 22 Environmental Geology; 29 Economic Geology, Energy Sources; Accretionary wedges; Aliphatic hydrocarbons; Alkanes; Bioremediation; C-13/C-12; Carbon; Cascadia subduction zone; Decollement; East Pacific; Economics; Environmental effects; Gas hydrates; Gas seeps; Greenhouse effect; Hydrate Ridge; Hydrocarbons; Isotope ratios; Isotopes; Leg 146; Marine sediments; Mass movements; Methane; Natural gas; North Pacific; Northeast Pacific; ODP Site 892; Ocean Drilling Program; Organic compounds; Pacific Ocean; Petroleum; Remediation; Sediment-water interface; Sediments; Slope stability; Slumping; Stable isotopes; Troposphere
Coordinates: N444026 N444032 W1250705 W1250709
Record ID: 2007007469
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