Soil researchers quantify an underappreciated factor in carbon release to the atmosphere

Posted by on November 27, 2017 1:11 pm
Categories: Science

Soil plays a critical role in global carbon cycling, in part because soil organic matter stores three times more carbon than the atmosphere. Now scientists have, for the first time, provided evidence that anaerobic microsites play a much larger role in stabilizing carbon in soils than previously thought.

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