Postfire carbon balance in boreal bogs of Alberta, Canada

Boreal peatland ecosystems occupy about 3.5 million km2 of the earth's land surface and store between 250 and 455 Pg of carbon (C) as peat. While northern hemisphere boreal peatlands have functioned as net sinks for atmospheric C since the most recent deglaciation, natural and anthropogenic disturba...

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Journal Title: Global Change Biology Vol. 15; no. 1; pp. 63 - 81
Authors: Dale H. Vitt, Jagtar S. Bhatti, R. Kelman Wieder, Kimberli D. Scott, Bin Xu, Katherine Kamminga, Melanie A. Vile, Tiffany Bone, Brian W. Benscoter
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