Greenhouse gas emissions and carbon sequestration potential in restored wetlands of the Canadian prairie pothole region

  title={Greenhouse gas emissions and carbon sequestration potential in restored wetlands of the Canadian prairie pothole region},
  author={P. Badiou and R. McDougal and D. Pennock and Bob Clark},
  journal={Wetlands Ecology and Management},
North American prairie pothole wetlands are known to be important carbon stores. As a result there is interest in using wetland restoration and conservation programs to mitigate the effects of increasing greenhouse gas concentration in the atmosphere. However, the same conditions which cause these systems to accumulate organic carbon also produce the conditions under which methanogenesis can occur. As a result prairie pothole wetlands are potential hotspots for methane emissions. We examined… Expand
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