Researchers Take Closer Look at Link Between Permafrost Thaw and Greenhouse Gases

Nature World News: In a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change, researchers explain in greater detail than ever before how the thawing of the world's permafrost may result in a substantial release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, and that crucial in predicting the overall effect of the process is the soil's water content. Knowing this, the researchers argue, may lead to more accurate climate models in the future. Permafrost, soil or rock that remains frozen all year round, occurs where......

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