Asian Conference on Permafrost (ACOP2017)

Event Type:
Conferences and Workshops
When: 
2 July 2017 to 6 July 2017
Where: 
Sapporo, Japan

SEARCH Permafrost Action Team Leads (Christina Schädel and Ted Schuur) will convene a session (Climate change and the carbon balance in permafrost) at the 2nd Asian Conference on Permafrost in Sapporo, Japan.

Session Description: Warming induced greenhouse gas release to the atmosphere from organic carbon stored in permafrost has the potential to affect regional and global climate through feedback processes. Contributions towards evaluation of the current status and future projection of permafrost carbon stocks, decomposability, model projections, carbon and nutrient cycling in permafrost, and topics related to the permafrost carbon feedback to climate change are welcome.

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