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Berkeley Lab Scientists Contribute to New Soil Carbon Study

co2soil_01_sz-1080x720Margaret Torn and Lydia Vaughn of the Climate & Ecosystem Sciences Division contributed to a paper in the journal Science that found that soil will absorb far less atmospheric carbon than expected during the 21st century. The research, led by scientists from UC Irvine, was conducted by adding highly accurate radiocarbon dating of soil to standard Earth system models. More>