Nonlinear Dynamics of Peatlands and Potential Feedbacks on the Climate System

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

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000829

Carbon Cycling in Northern Peatlands

Carbon Cycling in Northern Peatlands

How to Cite

Belyea, L. R. (2009) Nonlinear Dynamics of Peatlands and Potential Feedbacks on the Climate System, 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: 10.1029/2008GM000829

Author Information

  1. Department of Geography, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK

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

  • Evidence of Nonlinear Dynamics in Northern Peatlands

  • Stabilizing and Destabilizing Forces

  • Potential Feedbacks on the Climate System

  • Research Needs