Articles | Volume 17, issue 2
Biogeosciences, 17, 441–454, 2020
Biogeosciences, 17, 441–454, 2020

Research article 30 Jan 2020

Research article | 30 Jan 2020

Estimates of mean residence times of phosphorus in commonly considered inorganic soil phosphorus pools

Julian Helfenstein et al.

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In this article we provide estimates of mean residence times of phosphorus in inorganic soil phosphorus pools. These values improve our understanding of the dynamics of phosphorus cycling and can be used to improve global land surface models.
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