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Do pulses from seafloor volcanoes trigger climate swings?
EarthSky
Vast ranges of volcanoes hidden under Earth's oceans have been presumed by scientists to be the gentle giants of the planet, oozing lava at slow, steady rates along mid-ocean ridges. A new study shows otherwise. It shows that these undersea volcanoes ...

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Tue, Feb 10, 2015
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Sci-News.com

Underwater Volcanoes Play Role in Long-Term Climate
Sci-News.com
“People have ignored seafloor volcanoes on the idea that their influence is small – but that's because they are assumed to be in a steady state, which they're not,” said Dr Maya Tolstoy of Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, who is ...

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Sat, Feb 07, 2015
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National Geographic

Seafloor Eruptions Triggered by Tides, Ice Ages
National Geographic
She found the eruptions tended to occur near “neap” tide, every two weeks, when the amount of seawater over the volcanoes is slightly lower than at other times. The reduced weight on the volcanoes apparently encourages small earthquakes, which can be ...

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Sat, Feb 07, 2015
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VICE News

Sea-Floor Volcanoes Play a Bigger Role in Earth's Climate Than Previously Thought
VICE News
Sea-floor volcanoes — eruptions at the bottom of the ocean typically thought of as slow, steady occurrences — actually pop up in bursts and play an integral role in climate variations, new research suggests. The eruptions — which create new sea ...

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Fri, Feb 06, 2015
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Nature World News

Underwater Volcano Flare-Ups Could Affect Climate Change
Nature World News
Underwater volcanoes are normally gentle giants, but their frequent flare-ups could affect climate change, according to new research. Triggered by short- and long-term changes in the Earth's orbit and sea levels, these volcanic flare-ups, or pulses ...

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Fri, Feb 06, 2015
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