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Title: Soil Warming Accelerates Biogeochemical Silica Cycling in a Temperate Forest

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Research Org.:
Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC); National Science Foundation (NSF)
OSTI Identifier:
1561327
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1610841
Grant/Contract Number:  
FC02-06-ER641577, DE-SC0005421; SC0005421; PLR-1417763; DEB-0620443; FC02-06ER641577
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Frontiers in Plant Science
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Frontiers in Plant Science Journal Volume: 10; Journal ID: ISSN 1664-462X
Publisher:
Frontiers Research Foundation
Country of Publication:
Switzerland
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; plant sciences; silica; climate change; soil; warming; phytoliths; plants; biogeochemistry

Citation Formats

Gewirtzman, Jonathan, Tang, Jianwu, Melillo, Jerry M., Werner, William J., Kurtz, Andrew C., Fulweiler, Robinson W., and Carey, Joanna C. Soil Warming Accelerates Biogeochemical Silica Cycling in a Temperate Forest. Switzerland: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.3389/fpls.2019.01097.
Gewirtzman, Jonathan, Tang, Jianwu, Melillo, Jerry M., Werner, William J., Kurtz, Andrew C., Fulweiler, Robinson W., & Carey, Joanna C. Soil Warming Accelerates Biogeochemical Silica Cycling in a Temperate Forest. Switzerland. doi:10.3389/fpls.2019.01097.
Gewirtzman, Jonathan, Tang, Jianwu, Melillo, Jerry M., Werner, William J., Kurtz, Andrew C., Fulweiler, Robinson W., and Carey, Joanna C. Wed . "Soil Warming Accelerates Biogeochemical Silica Cycling in a Temperate Forest". Switzerland. doi:10.3389/fpls.2019.01097.
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