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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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Samantha Weintraub, Flores, A. N., Will Wieder, Sihi, D., Cagnarini, C., Potma Goncalves, D. R., Young, M. H., Li, L., Olshansky, Y., Baatz, R., Sullivan, P., Groffman, P. M. 2019: Leveraging environmental research and observation networks to advance soil carbon science. Journal of Geophysical Research—Biogeosciences, 124(5): 1047-1055. DOI: 10.1029/2018JG004956

Behringer, M., Anderson, A., Tim Seastedt 2019: A low organic matter soil does not maintain a native grassland restoration in the Colorado Front Range. Ecological Restoration, 37(2): 70-72. DOI: 10.3368/er.37.2.70

Moser, K. A., Baron, J. S., Brahney, J., Oleksy, I. A., Saros, J. E., Hundey, E. J., Sadro, S. A., Kopacek, J., Sommaruga, R., Kainz, M. J., Strecker, A. L., Chandra, S., Walters, D. M., Preston, D. L., Michelutti, N., Lepori, F., Sarah A. Spaulding, Christianson, K. R., Melack, J., Smol, J. P. 2019: Mountain lakes: Eyes on global environmental change. Global and Planetary Change, 178: 77-95. DOI: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2019.04.001

Cheng, S. J., Hess, P. G., Will Wieder, Thomas, R. Q., Nadelhoffer, K. J., Vira, J., Lombardozzi, D. L., Gundersen, P., Fernandez, I. J., Schleppi, P., Gruselle, M.-C., Moldan, F., Goodale, C. L. 2019: Decadal fates and impacts of nitrogen additions on temperate forest carbon storage: A data-model comparison. Biogeosciences, 16(13): 2771-2793. DOI: 10.5194/bg-16-2771-2019

van der Meij, W. M., Reimann, T., Vornehm, V. K., Arnaud Temme, Wallinga, J., van Beek, R., Sommer, M. 2019: Reconstructing rates and patterns of colluvial soil redistribution in agrarian (hummocky) landscapes. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, early online view. DOI: 10.1002/esp.4671

Gao, J. H., Shi, Y., Sheng, H., Albert J. Kettner, Yang, Y., Jia, J. J., Wang, Y. P., Li, J., Chen, Y., Zou, X., Gao, S. 2019: Rapid response of the Changjiang (Yangtze) River and East China Sea source-to-sink conveying system to human induced catchment perturbations. Marine Geology, 414: 1-17. DOI: 10.1016/j.margeo.2019.05.003

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