31 May '11, 6pm

Trees May Store More Carbon in Warmer Climate: Photo: Ella's Dad, Flickr, CC But... A 7-year study in c... #soyeco

The study confirmed, as others have, that a warmer climate causes more rapid decomposition of the organic matter in soil, leading to an increase in carbon dioxide being released to the atmosphere. But the study also showed, for the first time in a field experiment, that warmer temperatures stimulate the gain of carbon stored in trees as woody tissue, partially offsetting the soil carbon loss to the atmosphere. The carbon gains in trees, the scientists found, is due to more nitrogen being made available to the trees with warmer soil.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/05/trees-may-store-m...

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