Articles | Volume 24, issue 12
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 6047–6058, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-6047-2020
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 6047–6058, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-6047-2020

Technical note 22 Dec 2020

Technical note | 22 Dec 2020

Technical note: Mobile open dynamic chamber measurement of methane macroseeps in lakes

Frederic Thalasso et al.

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Methane (CH4) seepage is the steady or episodic flow of gaseous hydrocarbons from subsurface reservoirs that has been identified as a significant source of atmospheric CH4. The monitoring of these emissions is important and despite several available methods, large macroseeps are still difficult to measure due to a lack of a lightweight and inexpensive method deployable in remote environments. Here, we report the development of a mobile chamber for measuring intense CH4 macroseepage in lakes.