North American Carbon Program Principal Investigators Meeting; Washington, D. C., 26–29 January 2015
Vines called lianas, which store less carbon than trees, are winning the competition for sunlight and water.
The largest body of fresh water on Earth governs the exchange of gases between water and the atmosphere that makes it a carbon sink for the entire region.
Southern Ocean Dynamics and Biogeochemistry Workshop; Pasadena, California, 2–5 February 2015
Controversy leads to a better understanding of carbon cycling through a massive pool of organic matter dissolved in the Earth's oceans.
Field experiments examine the effect of rising temperatures and drying soils on carbon dynamics in the Arctic.
A study of more than 1000 lakes in Sweden helps model sunlight's ability to drive greenhouse gas emissions.
Deep Carbon Observatory Deep-Life Workshop;
Potsdam, Germany, 3–4 November 2014
Airborne measurements put methane emissions from Colorado's Denver-Julesburg Basin at 12 to 26 tons per hour.
Satellite data reveal fossil fuel harvesting operations in the Southwest's Four Corners are generating the country's largest methane signal viewable from space.