Unburned sedge tundra is seen on North Slope of Alaska where the Anaktuvuk River fire burned in August 2007. 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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