Soil carbon in a beer can

Decomposition of soil organic matter could be an important positive feedback to climate change. Geochemical properties of soils can help determine what fraction of soil carbon may be protected from climate-induced decomposition.

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Figure 1: Climate-sensitive processes of soil carbon dynamics.


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Davidson, E. Soil carbon in a beer can. Nature Geosci 8, 748–749 (2015).

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