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Long-term effects of permafrost thaw

Carbon emissions from the Arctic tundra could increase drastically as global warming thaws permafrost. Clues now obtained about the long-term effects of such thawing on carbon dioxide emissions highlight the need for more data.

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Zona, D. Long-term effects of permafrost thaw. Nature 537, 625–626 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/537625a

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