Carbon and nutrient release from an organic-rich active layer.

Using soil cores collected in summer, 2012 in Barrow, AK, we simulated future temperatures in a soil incubation study to investigate the effects of warming on soil carbon and nutrient mineralization throughout the soil profile.

 

Publications.

Heikoop JM, Throckmorton HM, Newman BD, Perkins GB, Iversen CM, Roy Chowdhury T, Romanovsky V,  Graham DE, Norby RJ, Wilson CJ, and Wullschleger SD. 2015. Isotopic identification of soil and permafrost nitrate sources in an Arctic tundra ecosystem. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 120: 1000-1017.

Schaedel C, Bader MKF, Schuur EAG,  Bracho R, Capek P, De-Baets S, Diakova K, Ernakovich J, Estop-Aragones C, Graham DE, Hartley IP, Iversen CM, Kane E, Knoblauch C, Lupascu M, Natali S, Norby RJ, O’Donnell JA, Roy Chowdhury T, Šantrůčkova H, Shaver G, Sloan VL, Treat CC, Turetsky MR, Waldrop M, Wickland KP. 2016. Potential carbon emissions dominated by carbon dioxide from thawed permafrost soilsNature Climate Change 6: 950-953. 

Treat CC, Natali SM, Ernakovich J, Iversen CM, Lupascu M, McGuire AD, Norby RJ, Chowdhury TR, Richter A, Santruckova H, Schaedel C, Schuur EAG, Sloan VL, Turetsy MR, Waldrop MP. 2015. A pan-Arctic synthesis of CH4 and CO2 production from anoxic soil incubationsGlobal Change Biology 21: 2787-2803.

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Data Sets.

Iversen CM, Vander Stel HM, Norby RJ, Sloan VL, Childs J, Brice DJ, Keller JK, Jong A, Ladd MP, Wullschleger SD. 2015. Active Layer Soil Carbon and Nutrient Mineralization, Barrow, Alaska, 2012. Next Generation Ecosystem Experiments Arctic Data Collection, Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.
 

This research is funded by the Office of Biological and Environmental Research in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.

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