Gone for two weeks of field work in Northern Alaska. Working on frozen lakes, quantifying methane bubbles trapped in the lakes, to estimate how much methane (a potent greenhouse gas) is coming out of arctic lakes. DSC00054

Wiseman, Augustine lake, Alaska. Yes, the white stuff are methane bubbles in the ice

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On the road to the North Slope (everything north of the Brooks Range)

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Toolik lake, Alaska, 11 am

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Preparing a transect (a 1mx50m rectangle) to survey methane bubbles on Toolik lake.

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Some more tomorrow.