For future climate change mitigation strategies to be effective, carbon cycle science must receive a major boost.
New research shows that when ice in the seafloor melts, single-cell organisms metabolize the methane released, preventing the greenhouse gas from reaching the atmosphere.
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