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Drivers of wildfire carbon emissions

October 12, 2020

Increasing fire frequency and severity may shift boreal forests from carbon sinks to carbon sources and amplify climate warming. Analysis indicates that that fuel characteristics are important drivers of wildfire carbon emissions across a broad range of North America’s boreal forest.

Publication Year 2020
Title Drivers of wildfire carbon emissions
DOI 10.1038/s41558-020-00922-6
Authors Rachel A. Loehman
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Nature Climate Change
Index ID 70216395
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Alaska Science Center Geography