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Friday, May 17, 2013

Research into carbon storage in Arctic tundra reveals unexpected insight into ecosystem resiliency

Research into carbon storage in Arctic tundra reveals unexpected insight into ecosystem resiliency
Santa Barbara CA (SPX) May 17, 2013 - When UC Santa Barbara doctoral student Seeta Sistla and her adviser, environmental studies professor Josh Schimel, went north not long ago to study how long-term warming in the Arctic affects carbon storage, they had made certain assumptions. "We expected that because of the long-term warming, we would have lost carbon stored in the soil to the atmosphere," said Schimel. The gradual warmin ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Research_into_carbon_storage_in_Arctic_tundra_reveals_unexpected_insight_into_ecosystem_resiliency_999.html

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