Laboratory Investigations of Methane Buildup in, and Release from, Shallow Peats

  1. Andrew J. Baird,
  2. Lisa R. Belyea,
  3. Xavier Comas,
  4. A.S. Reeve and
  5. Lee D. Slater
  1. Mikhail Mastepanov and
  2. Torben R. Christensen

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000820

Carbon Cycling in Northern Peatlands

Carbon Cycling in Northern Peatlands

How to Cite

Mastepanov, M. and Christensen, T. R. (2009) Laboratory Investigations of Methane Buildup in, and Release from, Shallow Peats, 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: 10.1029/2008GM000820

Author Information

  1. Geobiosphere Science Centre, Physical Geography and Ecosystems Analysis, Lund University Lund, Sweden

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

  • Shallow Peat Monoliths

  • Gas Exchange Dynamics

  • Peat Gas Profile

  • Manipulation Experiments

  • The 14C Impulse Labeling

  • Conclusion