tundrafire2

Published: July 28th, 2011

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tundrafire2

This is the North Slope of Alaska and the Anaktuvuk River fire scar in 2007 as seen from space in a MODIS satellite image. University of Florida ecologist Michelle Mack and a team of scientists including fellow UF ecologist Ted Schuur found the fire released a significant amount of soil-bound carbon into the atmosphere.

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