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Nature volume 511, pages 415417 (24 July 2014) | Download Citation

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Lakes that form in thawing permafrost emit substantial amounts of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. It emerges that large quantities of carbon can also be stored in sediments at the lake bottoms. See Letter p.452

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  1. Sebastian Sobek is in the Department of Ecology and Genetics, Limnology, Uppsala University, 75236 Uppsala, Sweden.

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