Climate change will accelerate if soils lose carbon

How does the increase in the average temperature of the Earth influence the amount of carbon stored in the soil? Will this lead to a vicious circle, that is will it mean further temperature increase due to the released carbon? These were the questions addressed by the international research group which included the Kiskunság experiment overseen by the MTA Centre for Ecological Research.

3 February, 2017
Please click here to read the abstract published in NatureTypical permafrost soil on the Kvadehuksletta plain located in Svalbard. Source: NASA

The results were published in Nature. Please click here for the abstract of the research.