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Biogeosciences, 15, 6621–6635, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-6621-2018
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Biogeosciences, 15, 6621–6635, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-6621-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 08 Nov 2018

Research article | 08 Nov 2018

Impacts of temperature and soil characteristics on methane production and oxidation in Arctic tundra

Jianqiu Zheng et al.
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Arctic soils store vast amounts of frozen carbon that will thaw, fueling microbes that produce carbon dioxide and methane greenhouse gases. We compared methane producing and oxidizing activities in incubated soils and permafrost of Arctic tundra to improve estimates of net emissions. The methane oxidation profile in these soils differs from temperate ecosystems: maximum methane oxidation potential occurs in suboxic soils and permafrost layers, close to the methanogens that produce methane.
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