Sökning: "peat plateau"

Hittade 3 avhandlingar innehållade orden peat plateau.

  1. 1. Temporal and spatial dynamics in subarctic peat plateaus and thermokarst lakes

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology (INK), Stockholm University

    Författare :A. Britta K. Sannel; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Peatlands; permafrost; subarctic; peat plateau; thermokarst lake; macrofossil analysis; carbon nitrogen ratio; peat accumulation; carbon accumulation; remote sensing; binary encoding; time-series analysis; Physical Geography; naturgeografi;

    Sammanfattning : Permafrost peatlands are widespread at high northern latitudes and are important soil organic carbon reservoirs. A future warming in these areas, as suggested by global climate models, can cause thawing and increased ground subsidence (thermokarst), resulting in changes in surface hydrology and ecosystem functioning. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Holocene dynamics in subarctic peat plateaus of west-central Canada : Vegetation succession, peat accumulation and permafrost history

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Institutionen för naturgeografi och kvartärgeologi

    Författare :A. Britta K. Sannel; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; peatlands; permafrost; carbon accumulation; fire; subarctic; Holocene; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences Exogenous earth sciences Physical geography; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap Exogen geovetenskap Naturgeografi;

    Sammanfattning : Dynamics in vegetation, permafrost and peat and net carbon accumulation rates throughout the Holocene have been studied in two subarctic peat plateaus of west-central Canada through plant macrofossil analysis, geochemical analyses and AMS radiocarbon dating. Peatland formation at the studied sites began around 6600-5900 cal yr BP as a result of paludification of upland forests. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Quantity and quality of soil organic matter in permafrost terrain

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : Department of Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology (INK), Stockholm University

    Författare :Gustaf Hugelius; Stockholms universitet.; [2011]
    Nyckelord :NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; carbon; soil organic matter; soil organic carbon; permafrost; arctic; upscaling; peat plateau; cryoturbation; active layer; thermokarst; carbon nitrogen ratio; stable isotopes; humification; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences Exogenous earth sciences Physical geography; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap Exogen geovetenskap Naturgeografi; geografi med naturgeografisk inriktning; Physical Geography;

    Sammanfattning : High latitude terrestrial ecosystems are considered key components in the global carbon (C) cycle and hold large reservoirs of soil organic carbon (SOC). Much of this is stored as soil organic matter (SOM) in permafrost soils and peat deposits and is vulnerable to remobilization under future global warming. LÄS MER