Fast Fact: Why Some Frozen Lakes Catch Fire

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Did you know that, despite their serene, picturesque appearance, some frozen lakes can catch fire? Why are climate scientists studying the explosive gas bubbles trapped in lake ice?

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Sources:
https://www.epa.gov/ghgemissions/understanding-global-warming-potentials
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Armando_Sepulveda-Jauregui/publication/269276191_Modeling_the_impediment_of_methane_ebullition_bubbles_by_seasonal_lake_ice/links/5485ac840cf24356db610bd7.pdf
https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/pdf/10.1098/rsta.2007.2036?casa_token=57JCkcPd1OgAAAAA%3Aik_v0KI0-5MzCqfsrYJbxhETOERoUcZtUZQX9IhFin6EZY4I0A56V3YuC6L6tiwAQnAB458QeI2n&
https://epic.awi.de/id/eprint/39443/1/Lindgren_et_al_2016_BG.pdf
https://www.nature.com/articles/ngeo2578
http://hpkx.cnjournals.com/uploadfile/news_images/hpkx/2019-03-14/s41558-018-0393-56789.pdf
https://science.sciencemag.org/content/289/5485/1743.full
https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/antarctic-science/article/inorganic-carbon-fixation-in-icecovered-lakes-of-the-mcmurdo-dry-valleys/4B5CA9E91C85B307EFDA69F8D7B5BFD9
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10021-015-9846-0
https://eos.org/science-updates/big-questions-few-answers-about-what-happens-under-lake-ice

Image Sources:
https://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/pub/222707.php

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