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Global vulnerability of peatlands to fire and carbon loss

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Global vulnerability of peatlands to fire and carbon loss

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Global vulnerability of peatlands to fire and carbon loss

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Global vulnerability of peatlands to fire and carbon loss

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Global vulnerability of peatlands to fire and carbon loss

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London: Nature Publishing Group

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Nature geoscience, 2014, Vol.8 (1), p.11-14

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TN_cdi_proquest_journals_1657287359

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London: Nature Publishing Group

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Globally, the amount of carbon stored in peats exceeds that stored in vegetation and is similar in size to the current atmospheric carbon pool. Fire is a threat to many peat-rich biomes and has the potential to disturb these carbon stocks. Peat fires are dominated by smouldering combustion, which is ignited more readily than flaming combustion and...

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Global vulnerability of peatlands to fire and carbon loss

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1752-0894

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1752-0908

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10.1038/ngeo2325

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