Permafrost collapse is accelerating carbon release

Merritt R. Turetsky, Benjamin W. Abbott, Miriam C. Jones, Katey Walter Anthony, David Olefeldt, Edward A.G. Schuur, Charles Koven, A. David McGuire, Guido Grosse, Peter Kuhry, Gustaf Hugelius, David M. Lawrence, Carolyn Gibson, A. Britta K. Sannel

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Abstract

The sudden collapse of thawing soils in the Arctic might double the warming from greenhouse gases released from tundra, warn Merritt R. Turetsky and colleagues.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)32-34
Number of pages3
JournalNature
Volume569
Issue number7754
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2 2019

Keywords

  • Climate change
  • Environmental sciences
  • Policy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General

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