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Vulnerability of high-latitude soil organic carbon in North America to disturbance

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2011

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Grosse, Guido, Harden, Jennifer, Turetsky, Merritt, McGuire, A. David, Camill, Philip, Tarnocai, Charles, Frolking, Steve, Schuur, Edward A. G., Jorgenson, Torre, and Marchenko, Sergei, 2011, Vulnerability of high-latitude soil organic carbon in North America to disturbance: Journal of Geophysical Research.G.Biogeosciences, v. 116, no. G00.

Summary

SOC in northern high latitudes is highly vulnerable to disturbances Disturbances are an important component of the northern soil C cycle Soils in northern high latitudes could loose their long-term C sink character This synthesis addresses the vulnerability of the North American high-latitude soil organic carbon (SOC) pool to climate change. Disturbances caused by climate warming in arctic, subarctic, and boreal environments can result in significant redistribution of C among major reservoirs with potential global impacts. We divide the current northern high-latitude SOC pools into (1) near-surface soils where SOC is affected by seasonal freeze-thaw processes and changes in moisture status, and (2) deeper permafrost and peatland strata [...]

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NWBLCC-20160406.xml

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2010JG001507
ISSN http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 0148-0227

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