Articles | Volume 19, issue 3
Biogeosciences, 19, 559–583, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-559-2022
Biogeosciences, 19, 559–583, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-559-2022

Research article 02 Feb 2022

Research article | 02 Feb 2022

Representativeness assessment of the pan-Arctic eddy covariance site network and optimized future enhancements

Martijn M. T. A. Pallandt et al.

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on bg-2021-133', Dan Metcalfe, 19 Jul 2021
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Martijn Pallandt, 03 Dec 2021
  • EC1: 'Comment on bg-2021-133', Andreas Ibrom, 17 Oct 2021
    • AC2: 'Reply on EC1', Martijn Pallandt, 03 Dec 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (10 Dec 2021) by Andreas Ibrom
AR by Martijn Pallandt on behalf of the Authors (21 Dec 2021)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (22 Dec 2021) by Andreas Ibrom
Short summary
Thawing of Arctic permafrost soils could trigger the release of vast amounts of carbon to the atmosphere, thus enhancing climate change. Our study investigated how well the current network of eddy covariance sites to monitor greenhouse gas exchange at local scales captures pan-Arctic flux patterns. We identified large coverage gaps, e.g., in Siberia, but also demonstrated that a targeted addition of relatively few sites can significantly improve network performance.
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