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Scientists Research High Methane Levels In The Four Corners Region

A graph showing the hot spots of methane anomalies near the Four Corners region.
(Press release from Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) and the Institute for Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR) at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU), NOAA, NASA, and the University of Michigan)
A graph showing the hot spots of methane anomalies near the Four Corners region.

Scientists have started trying to figure out why the Four Corners region is such a hot spot for methane.

They earlier found the area to have one of the highest levels of methane in the world. For more on this, we turn to Christian Frankenberg, a research scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.

Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.