Results of 20 years of searching and studying gas hydrates in Lake Baikal

O. Khlystov, Limnological Institute, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Science, Irkutsk, Russia
2020 Limnology and Freshwater Biology  
The 20-year history of studying the near-surface accumulations of gas hydrates in Lake Baikal revealed the same pattern of their formation and distribution in both marine environments and a freshwater body. However, Lake Baikal has its own features of the coexistence of gas hydrates with different structures and the causes of occurrence of hydrate-bearing mud volcanoes, which have been found and described nowhere in the world. Results of 20 years of searching and studying gas hydrates in Lake
more » ... hydrates in Lake Baikal Fig. Group photographs of scientists, professors and students participating in the MHP (left) and Class@Baikal (right) projects
doi:10.31951/2658-3518-2020-a-4-581 fatcat:acdb4nvhyjenha4oub5ih7h7fa