Heath Powers

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Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, Climatic and Environmental Dynamics Group, MS-J495
Los Alamos National Laboratory
4200 W Jemez Road #300
Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544, USA

Publications in Fire Ecology

The Influence of Fire on the Radiocarbon Signature and Character of Soil Organic Matter in the Siskiyou National Forest, Oregon, USA
Pages: 40-56
DOI: 10.4996/fireecology.0902040

Forest fires contribute a significant amount of CO2 to the atmosphere each year, and CO2 emissions from fires are likely to increase under projected conditions of global climate change. In addition to volatilizing aboveground biomass and litter layers, forest fires have a profound effect on belowground carbon (C) pools and the cycling of soil organic matter as a whole.  [Read More]

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