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Soil physical, chemical, and gas-flux characterization from Picea mariana stands near Erickson Creek, Alaska

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2011

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O'Donnell, Jonathan A., Harden, Jennifer W., and Manies, Kristen L., 2011, Soil physical, chemical, and gas-flux characterization from Picea mariana stands near Erickson Creek, Alaska: U. S. Geological Survey : Reston, VA, United States: United States.

Summary

Fire is a particularly important control on the carbon (C) balance of the boreal forest, and fire-return intervals and fire severity appear to have increased since the late 1900s in North America. In addition to the immediate release of stored C to the atmosphere through organic-matter combustion, fire also modifies soil conditions, possibly affecting C exchange between terrestrial and atmospheric pools for decades after the burn. The effects of fire on ecosystem C dynamics vary across the landscape, with topographic position and soil drainage functioning as important controls. The data reported here contributed to a larger U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) study, published in the journal Ecosystems by O’Donnell and others (2009). [...]

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