Impact of experimental drought and rewetting on redox transformations and methanogenesis in mesocosms of a northern fen soil

@article{Knorr2009ImpactOE,
  title={Impact of experimental drought and rewetting on redox transformations and methanogenesis in mesocosms of a northern fen soil},
  author={K. Knorr and C. Blodau},
  journal={Soil Biology \& Biochemistry},
  year={2009},
  volume={41},
  pages={1187-1198}
}
Abstract The impact of climate change on the greenhouse gas balance of peatlands is debated as they function both as sinks of carbon and significant sources of methane. To study redox transformations influencing methane production, we incubated two intact soil monoliths from a northern temperate fen and compared a permanently wet treatment to a treatment undergoing an experimentally induced drought for 50 days. Net turnover of dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC), methane (CH 4 ) and electron… Expand

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