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Modeling thermal dynamics of active layer soils and near-surface permafrost using a fully coupled water and heat transport model

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2012

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Jiang, Yueyang, Zhuang, Qianlai, and O'Donnell, Jonathan A., 2012, Modeling thermal dynamics of active layer soils and near-surface permafrost using a fully coupled water and heat transport model: Journal of Geophysical Research.Atmospheres, v. 117, no. 11, n/a p.

Summary

Thawing and freezing processes are key components in permafrost dynamics, and these processes play an important role in regulating the hydrological and carbon cycles in the northern high latitudes. In the present study, we apply a well-developed soil thermal model that fully couples heat and water transport, to simulate the thawing and freezing processes at daily time steps across multiple sites that vary with vegetation cover, disturbance history, and climate. The model performance was evaluated by comparing modeled and measured soil temperatures at different depths. We use the model to explore the influence of climate, fire disturbance, and topography (north- and south-facing slopes) on soil thermal dynamics. Modeled soil temperatures [...]

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NWBLCC-20160406.xml

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 10.1029/2012JD017512
ISSN http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 2169897X

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