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Research Theme: Soils & Sediments

Here is an atmospheric-level view of all the Soils & Sediments
research and happenings at INSTAAR.

Research concerned with the materials consisting of eroded or weathered rock, minerals, and organic matter that collect on the surface of the earth and are often transported by wind, water, or ice.

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Roberti, J. A., Ayres, E., Henry LoescherTang, J., Starr, G., Durden, D. J., Smith, D. E., de la Reguera, E., Morkeski, K., McKlveen, M., Benstead, H., Mike SanClements, Lee, R. H., Gebremedhin, M., Zulueta, R. C. 2018: A robust calibration method for continental-scale soil water content measurements. Vadose Zone Journal, 17(1): article UNSP 170177. DOI: 10.2136/vzj2017.10.0177

Jakobsson, M., Hogan, K. A., Mayer, L. A., Mix, A., Anne Jennings, Stoner, J., Eriksson, B., Jerram, K., Mohammad, R., Pearce, C. 2018: The Holocene retreat dynamics and stability of Petermann Glacier in northwest Greenland. Nature Communications, 9: article 2104. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-04573-2

John T. Andrews, Klein, A. J., Jenner, K. A., Anne Jennings, Campbell, C. 2018: The variability of Baffin Bay seafloor sediment mineralogy: The identification of discrete glacial sediment sources and application to Late Quaternary downcore analysis. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 55(6): 620-639. DOI: 10.1139/cjes-2017-0223

Cofaigh, C. Ó., Hogan, K. A., Anne Jennings, Callard, S. L., Dowdeswell, J. A., Noormets, R., Evans, J., 2018: The role of meltwater in high-latitude trough-mouth fan development: The Disko Trough-Mouth Fan, West Greenland. Marine Geology, 402(SI): 17-32. DOI: 10.1016/j.margeo.2018.02.001

Bowles, T. M., Atallah, S. S., Campbell, E. E., Gaudin, A. C. M., Will Wieder, Grandy, A. S. 2018: Addressing agricultural nitrogen losses in a changing climate. Nature Sustainability, 1: 399-408. DOI: 10.1038/s41893-018-0106-0

Richter, D. D., Billings, S. A., Groffman, P. M., Kelly, E. F., Lohse, K. A., McDowell, W. H., White, T. S., Suzanne Anderson, Baldocchi, D. D., Banwart, S., Brantley, S., Braun, J. J., Brecheisen, Z. S., Cook, C. W., Hartnett, H. E., Hobbie, S. E., Gaillardet, J., Jobbagy, E., Jungkunst, H. F., Kazanski, C. E., Krishnaswamy, J., Markewitz, D., O'Neill, K., Riebe, C. S., Schroeder, P., Siebe, C., Silver, W. L., Thompson, A., Verhoef, A., Zhang, G. 2018: Ideas and perspectives: Strengthening the biogeosciences in environmental research networks. Biogeosciences, 15(15): 4815-4832. DOI: 10.5194/bg-15-4815-2018

Ruth Heindel, Governali, F. C., Spickard, A. M., Virginia, R. A. 2018: The role of biological soil crusts in nitrogen cycling and soil stabilization in Kangerlussuaq, West Greenland. Ecosystems. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-018-0267-8

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