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Drought-induced carbon loss in peatlands

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Drought-induced carbon loss in peatlands

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Drought-induced carbon loss in peatlands

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Drought-induced carbon loss in peatlands

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Drought-induced carbon loss in peatlands

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London: Nature Publishing Group

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Nature geoscience, 2011, Vol.4 (12), p.895-900

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Peatlands store vast amounts of organic carbon, amounting to approximately 455 Pg. Carbon builds up in these water-saturated environments owing to the presence of phenolic compounds--which inhibit microbial activity and therefore prevent the breakdown of organic matter. Anoxic conditions limit the activity of phenol oxidase, the enzyme responsible...

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1752-0894

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1752-0908

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10.1038/ngeo1323

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