Articles | Volume 14, issue 18
Research article
15 Sep 2017
Research article |  | 15 Sep 2017

Modelling past, present and future peatland carbon accumulation across the pan-Arctic region

Nitin Chaudhary, Paul A. Miller, and Benjamin Smith

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Model output data PANGEA

Short summary
We employed an individual- and patch-based dynamic global ecosystem model to quantify long-term C accumulation rates and to assess the effects of historical and projected climate change on peatland C balances across the pan-Arctic. We found that peatlands in Scandinavia, Europe, Russia and central and eastern Canada will become C sources, while Siberia, far eastern Russia, Alaska and western and northern Canada will increase their sink capacity by the end of the 21st century.
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