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Yes, methane, a greenhouse gas 21 times more dangerous than carbon dioxide is generated whenever there is anaerobic decomposition (ie, without air) of organic material.

See the link below for a very quick video (13 secs) of about 10 grams of methane being burnt off a lake. Then multiply the 10 grams by just about any number of frozen lakes and tundra you can think of.

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Yes, methane can be released from the bottom of frozen lakes as a result of microbial activity breaking down organic matter in the sediment. The release of methane from these frozen lakes can contribute to atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations and global warming.

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Why does water at the bottom of frozen lakes stay the same temperature?

pressure of the depths are the same

How do turtles live in frozen lakes?

They bury themselves in the soft mud at the bottom of the lake until warm weather returns.

Does methane gas come from automobiles?

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Is there frozen lakes on Uranus?

i think so

How do you go to the bottom of the three lakes in Pokemon diamond?

There is no bottom of those lakes. If you're looking for the pixies, they are in the caves in the middle of the lakes.

What are the three types of methane formation?

1) Methane is produced by vegetation that is buried and being turned into coal. The heat and temperature result in the liberation of methane from more complex organic molecules.2) Methane is produced by bacteria breaking down organic matter in the absence of oxygen, plant material at the bottom of stagnant lakes for example.3) Methane is produced when clathrates warm up. Clathrates are complex compounds of water and hydrocarbons, and many millions of tonnes exist at the bottom of the ocean and in the tundra.4) Methane is produced in the stomachs of ruminant animals such as cows and sheep by the breakdown of plant material in their stomachs.

What is the liquids in the lakes on Titan observed by the Cassini mission?

liquid methane.

Will your insurance be good if you drive on frozen lakes?

Check your insurance document. Each insurance company has different rules about unconventional acts such as driving on frozen lakes.

Does lakes of methane exist on moon Titan?

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Are there lakes in a tundra?

no they do not they problay do but is might be frozen

How do wolves get their water if the rivers and lakes and puddles are frozen?

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