• Transport of methane through open taliks in discontinuous permafrost aquifers
    • Bridget Eckhardt (MS graduate student)
    • February 10, 2017

Sub-permafrost methane can migrate to the atmosphere when talik development or changing permafrost morphology create pathways from the pocket to the bottom of an open-talik lake. We hypothesize that the migration of methane into open-talik lakes from the sub-permafrost can occur through advection and diffusion as a dissolved gas and by movement as an immiscible fluid.

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