David P. Welch

Contact Info


NC Plant Conservation Program
North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Deceased

Publications in Fire Ecology

Carbon Emissions during Wildland Fire an a North American Temperate Peatland
Pages: 34-57
DOI: 10.4996/fireecology.1301034

Northern temperate zone (30° to 50° latitude) peatlands store a large proportion of the world’s terrestrial carbon (C) and are subject to high-intensity, stand-replacing wildfires characterized by flaming stage combustion of aboveground vegetation and long-duration smoldering stage combustion of organic soils. Coastal peatlands are a unique region in which long-duration wildfire soil combustion is responsible for the majority of total annual emissions from all wildfires in the North American coastal plain.  [Read More]

View: HTML  |  PDF


 

Find other publications by David P. Welch using Google Scholar.

Back to Previous Page