Proceedings of GIA


GAS VOLCANISM OF THE BLACK SEA

(Ye.F. Shnyukov, N.A. Maslakov)



Summary


In the article new data on gas emission of the Black sea expressed in the form of numerous gas seeps and underwater mud volcanism are cited. The potential of a new kind of hydrocarbon raw materials-gas-hydrate is considered. The significance of oil-and-gas researches of the sea-bottom for ecology and safety of navigation is emphasized.