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Title: Global methane and nitrous oxide emissions from terrestrial ecosystems due to multiple environmental changes

Greenhouse gas (GHG)-induced climate change is among the most pressing sustainability challenges facing humanity today, posing serious risks for ecosystem health. Methane (CH 4) and nitrous oxide (N 2O) are the two most important GHGs after carbon dioxide (CO 2), but their regional and global budgets are not well known. In this paper, we applied a process-based coupled biogeochemical model to concurrently estimate the magnitude and spatial and temporal patterns of CH 4 and N 2O fluxes as driven by multiple environmental changes, including climate variability, rising atmospheric CO 2, increasing nitrogen deposition, tropospheric ozone pollution, land use change, and nitrogen fertilizer use.
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  1. Auburn Univ., Auburn, AL (United States)
  2. Auburn Univ., Auburn, AL (United States); Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
  3. Univ. of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX (United States)
  4. Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA (United States)
  5. Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Urumqi (China)
  6. NOAA Earth System Research Lab., Boulder, CO (United States)
  7. Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States)
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Ecosystem Health and Sustainability
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 1; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 2332-8878
Ecological Society of America (ESA)
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Country of Publication:
United States
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; coupled biogeochemical cycles; global warming potential; greenhouse gas; methane; nitrous oxide; terrestrial ecosystem
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