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Volume 12, issue 11
Biogeosciences, 12, 3469–3488, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-12-3469-2015
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Biogeosciences, 12, 3469–3488, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-12-3469-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 05 Jun 2015

Research article | 05 Jun 2015

Observation-based modelling of permafrost carbon fluxes with accounting for deep carbon deposits and thermokarst activity

T. Schneider von Deimling et al.

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We have modelled the carbon release from thawing permafrost soils under various scenarios of future warming. Our results suggests that up to about 140Pg of carbon could be released under strong warming by end of the century. We have shown that abrupt thaw processes under thermokarst lakes can unlock large amounts of perennially frozen carbon stored in deep deposits (which extend many metres into the soil).
We have modelled the carbon release from thawing permafrost soils under various scenarios of...
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