Articles | Volume 19, issue 9
Biogeosciences, 19, 2487–2506, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-2487-2022

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

Biogeosciences, 19, 2487–2506, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-2487-2022
Research article
13 May 2022
Research article | 13 May 2022

Climatic variation drives loss and restructuring of carbon and nitrogen in boreal forest wildfire

Johan A. Eckdahl et al.

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Dataset for "Climatic Variation Drives Loss and Restructuring of Carbon and Nitrogen in Boreal Forest Wildfire" Johan Eckdahl, Jeppe Kristensen, and Daniel Metcalfe https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5078669

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This study found climate to be a driving force for increasing per area emissions of greenhouse gases and removal of important nutrients from high-latitude forests due to wildfire. It used detailed direct measurements over a large area to uncover patterns and mechanisms of restructuring of forest carbon and nitrogen pools that are extrapolatable to larger regions. It also takes a step forward in filling gaps in global knowledge of northern forest response to climate-change-strengthened wildfires.
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