Seafloor may trap carbon dioxide deposits

08/9/2006 | NYTimes.com

A team of researchers has been looking at seafloor sediments as a repository option for heat-trapping carbon dioxide emitted by coal-fired power plants. At depths of 10,000 feet and temperatures of 35 degrees, certain areas of seafloor show promise in fighting global warming, because the gas, being denser than the water above, could be trapped there.

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