Fractured lake ice with small gas bubbles
by Thomas Opel
The thermokarst lakes on Samoylov Island in the Lena River Delta are in winter covered by about 1.5m of ice. This ice is highly fractured and contains numerous gas bubbles, mainly methane. The area covers about 1m by 1m.
Taken on 18
Submitted on 20 February 2017
Credit: Thomas Opel (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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