Soil organic carbon

Soil organic carbon is a large component of the global carbon cycle. This collection of research articles and opinion pieces in Nature Geoscience highlights how disturbances across a range of environments and ecosystems are changing whether carbon is stored, mobilized or released in soils. Insights into the interplay of the various mechanisms at work can inform management strategies to help mitigate climate change by enhancing soil carbon sequestration.


Soil carbon persistence, age and stability

Land use and soil carbon loss

Permafrost soils