Issues Related to Incorporating Northern Peatlands into Global Climate Models

  1. Andrew J. Baird,
  2. Lisa R. Belyea,
  3. Xavier Comas,
  4. A.S. Reeve and
  5. Lee D. Slater
  1. Steve Frolking1,
  2. Nigel Roulet2 and
  3. David Lawrence3

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000809

Carbon Cycling in Northern Peatlands

Carbon Cycling in Northern Peatlands

How to Cite

Frolking, S., Roulet, N. and Lawrence, D. (2009) Issues Related to Incorporating Northern Peatlands into Global Climate Models, in Carbon Cycling in Northern Peatlands (eds A. J. Baird, L. R. Belyea, X. Comas, A.S. Reeve and L. D. Slater), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2008GM000809

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, University of New Hampshire Durham, New Hampshire, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Geography and Mcgill School of the Environment, Mcgill University Montreal, Quebec, Canada

  3. 3

    Climate and Global Dynamics Division, National Center for Atmospheric Research Boulder, Colorado, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904498

Online ISBN: 9781118666661

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Keywords:

  • Carbon cycle (Biogeochemistry)—Northern Hemisphere;
  • Peatlands—Environmental aspects—Northern Hemisphere;
  • Carbon sequestration—Northern Hemisphere;
  • Greenhouse gases—Northern Hemisphere

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Developments of Coupled Carbonclimate Models, with Representation of Ecosystems

  • Northern Peatlands in the Coupled Climate-Carbon System

  • Northern Peatland Ecosystem Properties that will Require New Climate Model Developments

  • Concluding Comments