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High risk of permafrost thaw

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Northern soils will release huge amounts of carbon in a warmer world, say Edward A. G. Schuur, Benjamin Abbott and the Permafrost Carbon Network.

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  1. Edward Schuur is in the Department of Biology at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA.

    • Edward A. G. Schuur
  2. Benjamin Abbott is in the Institute of Arctic Biology at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska 99775, USA. The other experts in the Permafrost Carbon Research Network are listed at go.nature.com/kkidom.

    • Benjamin Abbott

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