Carbon Dioxide and Methane Production in Small Reservoirs Flooding Upland Boreal Forest

@article{Matthews2005CarbonDA,
  title={Carbon Dioxide and Methane Production in Small Reservoirs Flooding Upland Boreal Forest},
  author={Cory J. D. Matthews and Elizabeth M. Joyce and Vincent L. St. Louis and Sherry L. Schiff and Jason J. Venkiteswaran and Britt D. Hall and R. A. Bodaly and Ken G. Beaty},
  journal={Ecosystems},
  year={2005},
  volume={8},
  pages={267-285}
}
The FLooded Uplands Dynamics EXperiment (FLUDEX) was designed to assess the impact of reservoir creation on carbon cycling in boreal forests by (a) determining whether production of the greenhouse gases (GHG) carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4) in reservoirs is related to the amount of organic carbon (OC) stored in the flooded landscape, (b) examining temporal trends in GHG production during initial stages of flooding, and (c) considering the net difference between GHG fluxes before and… 
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