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By Andrew J. Baird, Lisa R. Belyea Belyea, Xavier Comas, A. S. Reeve, Lee D. Slater

Released via the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph sequence, quantity 184.

Carbon biking in Northern Peatlands examines the position that northern peatlands play in regulating the atmospheric carbon funds. It summarizes present learn in 4 interconnected components: large-scale peatland dynamics and carbon biking; plant and microbial dynamics and their impact on carbon fluxes to the ambience; methane accumulation in, and loss from, peatlands; and water and dissolved carbon fluxes via peatlands. the quantity highlights include

  • A thorough evaluate of the demanding situations inquisitive about incorporating carbon biking in northern peatlands into international weather models;
  • A conceptual version to envision the partitioning of terminal carbon mineralization into creation of CO2 and CH4;
  • A finished evaluation of the proof for the buildup of methane in deep and shallow peat; and
  • A description of the hydrologic adjustments brought about via peat harvesting and linked demanding situations in restoring altered peatlands to their common hydrologic regime.

Carbon biking in Northern Peatlands could be of curiosity to analyze scientists and graduate and undergraduate scholars, relatively those that desire to comprehend extra concerning the function of peatlands within the worldwide carbon cycle and their function as modifiers of climate.

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