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Northern Peatlands: Role in the Carbon Cycle and Probable Responses to Climatic Warming.
  • E. Gorham
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Ecological applications : a publication of the…
  • 1 May 1991
Boreal and subarctic peatlands comprise a carbon pool of 455 Pg that has accumulated during the postglacial period at an average net rate of 0.096 Pg/yr (1 Pg = 1015 g). Using Clymo's (1984) model,Expand
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Methane flux from Minnesota Peatlands
Northern (>40°N) wetlands have been suggested as the largest natural source of methane (CH4) to the troposphere. To refine our estimates of source strengths from this region and to investigateExpand
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Some relationships between algal standing crop, water chemistry, and sediment chemistry in the English Lakes1
Estimates of standing crop, derived approximately from algal counts in surface waters, have been used to separate the English Lakes into three groups of low, intermediate, and high fertility. TheExpand
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THE REGULATION OF CHEMICAL BUDGETS OVER THE COURSE OF TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEM SUCCESSION
Vitousek & Reiners (158) have suggested that change in net ecosystem production is a major determinant of the balance between inputs and out­ puts of elements in terrestrial ecosystems. They arguedExpand
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Rates of peat accumulation during the postglacial period in 32 sites from Alaska to Newfoundland, with special emphasis on northern Minnesota
We examined long-term rates of dry peat accumulation in 32 14C-dated cores from poor fens in Alaska, to bogs and fens in midcontinental North Dakota and Minnesota, to oceanic bogs in Maine and theExpand
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Chemistry of bog waters
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Ecological effects of acid deposition upon peatlands: a neglected field in «acid-rain» research
Certain types of peatlands are probably highly susceptible to anthropogenic acidification, yet very little research is being done on the vulnerability of bogs and fens to acid deposition. We haveExpand
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"NEW" DDT INPUTS TO NORTH AMERICA: ATMOSPHERIC DEPOSITION
Abstract Measurement of untransformed (p,p'- and o,p'-) DDT in rain, snow, and peat indicates that input of “new” DDT continues over a large portion of eastern North America. Peat cores obtained fromExpand
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