Methane Dynamics in Peat: Importance of Shallow Peats and a Novel Reduced-Complexity Approach for Modeling Ebullition

  1. Andrew J. Baird,
  2. Lisa R. Belyea,
  3. Xavier Comas,
  4. A.S. Reeve and
  5. Lee D. Slater
  1. T. J. Coulthard1,
  2. A. J. Baird2,
  3. J. Ramirez3 and
  4. J. M. Waddington4

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000811

Carbon Cycling in Northern Peatlands

Carbon Cycling in Northern Peatlands

How to Cite

Coulthard, T. J., Baird, A. J., Ramirez, J. and Waddington, J. M. (2009) Methane Dynamics in Peat: Importance of Shallow Peats and a Novel Reduced-Complexity Approach for Modeling Ebullition, 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: 10.1029/2008GM000811

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geography, University of Hull Hull, UK

  2. 2

    School of Geography, University of Leeds Leeds, UK

  3. 3

    Miami, Florida, USA

  4. 4

    School of Geography and Earth Sciences, Mcmaster University Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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:

  • Methane Loss from Peatlands

  • A New Approach to Modeling CH4 Bubble Buildup and Ebullition: Upside Down Avalanches

  • Research Needs