Articles | Volume 18, issue 12
Biogeosciences, 18, 3805–3821, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-3805-2021

Special issue: The role of fire in the Earth system: understanding interactions...

Biogeosciences, 18, 3805–3821, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-3805-2021

Research article 28 Jun 2021

Research article | 28 Jun 2021

Experimental production of charcoal morphologies to discriminate fuel source and fire type: an example from Siberian taiga

Angelica Feurdean

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This study characterized the diversity of laboratory-produced charcoal morphological features of various fuel types from Siberia at different temperatures. The results obtained improve the attribution of charcoal particles to fuel types and fire characteristics. This work also provides recommendations for the application of this information to refine the past wildfire history.
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