Extreme wildfires threaten to turn boreal forests from carbon sinks to carbon sources

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/08/190821135257.htm

A research team investigated the impact of extreme fires on previously intact carbon stores by studying the soil and vegetation of the boreal forest and how they changed after a record-setting fire season in the Northwest Territories in 2014. They collected 200 soil samples and used radiocarbon dating to estimate


Original Title: Extreme wildfires threaten to turn boreal forests from carbon sinks to carbon sources
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