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Journal of Geological Research
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 839840, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/839840
Research Article

Geochemical Analysis as a Complementary Tool to Estimate the Uplift of Sediments Caused by Shallow Gas Hydrates in Mounds at the Seafloor of Joetsu Basin, Eastern Margin of the Japan Sea

1Petrobras Research Center (CENPES), Department of Geochemistry, Avenida Horácio Macedo 950, Cidade Universitária, Ilha do. Fundão, 21941-915 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
2Meiji University, 1-1-1 Higashi-Mita, Tama-ku Kawasaki, Kanagawa 214-8571, Japan
3Diatom Minilab Akiba Ltd., 632-12 Iwasawa, Hanno, Saitama 357-0023, Japan

Received 29 June 2012; Revised 12 August 2012; Accepted 12 August 2012

Academic Editor: Atle Nesje

Copyright © 2012 Antonio Fernando Menezes Freire et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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