Melting Arctic Permafrost Releases Acid that Dissolves Rocks


Melting permafrost in the Arctic sets the stage for chemical reactions in exposed minerals that create sulfuric acid, releasing carbon dioxide as the rock erodes.

Source: Melting Arctic Permafrost Releases Acid that Dissolves Rocks

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