DOE PAGES title logo U.S. Department of Energy
Office of Scientific and Technical Information

Title: A substantial role of soil erosion in the land carbon sink and its future changes

ORCiD logo [1];  [1];  [2];  [1];  [3];  [1]
  1. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Richland WA USA
  2. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering University of Houston Houston TX USA
  3. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley CA USA
Publication Date:
Sponsoring Org.:
OSTI Identifier:
Grant/Contract Number:  
Resource Type:
Publisher's Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Global Change Biology
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Global Change Biology Journal Volume: 26 Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 1354-1013
Country of Publication:
United Kingdom

Citation Formats

Tan, Zeli, Leung, L. Ruby, Li, Hong‐Yi, Tesfa, Teklu, Zhu, Qing, and Huang, Maoyi. A substantial role of soil erosion in the land carbon sink and its future changes. United Kingdom: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1111/gcb.14982.
Tan, Zeli, Leung, L. Ruby, Li, Hong‐Yi, Tesfa, Teklu, Zhu, Qing, & Huang, Maoyi. A substantial role of soil erosion in the land carbon sink and its future changes. United Kingdom.
Tan, Zeli, Leung, L. Ruby, Li, Hong‐Yi, Tesfa, Teklu, Zhu, Qing, and Huang, Maoyi. Fri . "A substantial role of soil erosion in the land carbon sink and its future changes". United Kingdom.
title = {A substantial role of soil erosion in the land carbon sink and its future changes},
author = {Tan, Zeli and Leung, L. Ruby and Li, Hong‐Yi and Tesfa, Teklu and Zhu, Qing and Huang, Maoyi},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1111/gcb.14982},
journal = {Global Change Biology},
number = 4,
volume = 26,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {2020},
month = {2}

Journal Article:
Free Publicly Available Full Text
Publisher's Version of Record

Citation Metrics:
Cited by: 1 work
Citation information provided by
Web of Science

Save / Share:

Works referenced in this record:

Global soil organic carbon removal by water erosion under climate change and land use change during AD 1850–2005
journal, January 2018

Geomorphic/Tectonic Control of Sediment Discharge to the Ocean: The Importance of Small Mountainous Rivers
journal, September 1992

  • Milliman, John D.; Syvitski, James P. M.
  • The Journal of Geology, Vol. 100, Issue 5
  • DOI: 10.1086/629606

Impact of Humans on the Flux of Terrestrial Sediment to the Global Coastal Ocean
journal, April 2005

Global and time-resolved monitoring of crop photosynthesis with chlorophyll fluorescence
journal, March 2014

  • Guanter, L.; Zhang, Y.; Jung, M.
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 111, Issue 14
  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1320008111

Evaluation of ecosystem dynamics, plant geography and terrestrial carbon cycling in the LPJ dynamic global vegetation model
journal, February 2003

Soil respiration under climate warming: differential response of heterotrophic and autotrophic respiration
journal, May 2014

  • Wang, Xin; Liu, Lingli; Piao, Shilong
  • Global Change Biology, Vol. 20, Issue 10
  • DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12620

The DOE E3SM Coupled Model Version 1: Overview and Evaluation at Standard Resolution
journal, July 2019

  • Golaz, Jean‐Christophe; Caldwell, Peter M.; Van Roekel, Luke P.
  • Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, Vol. 11, Issue 7
  • DOI: 10.1029/2018MS001603

Carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus transport by world rivers
journal, April 1982

The Impact of Agricultural Soil Erosion on the Global Carbon Cycle
journal, October 2007

Terrestrial carbon inputs to inland waters: A current synthesis of estimates and uncertainty: Terrestrial carbon inputs to inland waters
journal, November 2017

  • Drake, Travis W.; Raymond, Peter A.; Spencer, Robert G. M.
  • Limnology and Oceanography Letters, Vol. 3, Issue 3
  • DOI: 10.1002/lol2.10055

Weaker land–climate feedbacks from nutrient uptake during photosynthesis-inactive periods
journal, October 2018

An improved lake model for climate simulations: Model structure, evaluation, and sensitivity analyses in CESM1
journal, January 2012

  • Subin, Zachary M.; Riley, William J.; Mironov, Dmitrii
  • Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, Vol. 4
  • DOI: 10.1029/2011MS000072

Modeling surface water dynamics in the Amazon Basin using MOSART-Inundation v1.0: impacts of geomorphological parameters and river flow representation
journal, January 2017

  • Luo, Xiangyu; Li, Hong-Yi; Leung, L. Ruby
  • Geoscientific Model Development, Vol. 10, Issue 3
  • DOI: 10.5194/gmd-10-1233-2017

Budgets of soil erosion and deposition for sediments and sedimentary organic carbon across the conterminous United States
journal, September 2001

  • Smith, S. V.; Renwick, W. H.; Buddemeier, R. W.
  • Global Biogeochemical Cycles, Vol. 15, Issue 3
  • DOI: 10.1029/2000GB001341

Lateral transport of soil carbon and land−atmosphere CO 2 flux induced by water erosion in China
journal, May 2016

  • Yue, Yao; Ni, Jinren; Ciais, Philippe
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 113, Issue 24
  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1523358113

Representing Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Carbon Interactions in the E3SM Land Model: Development and Global Benchmarking
journal, July 2019

  • Zhu, Qing; Riley, William J.; Tang, Jinyun
  • Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, Vol. 11, Issue 7
  • DOI: 10.1029/2018MS001571

Soil carbon losses by sheet erosion: a potentially critical contribution to the global carbon cycle: SOIL CARBON EROSION BY SHEET EROSION
journal, June 2015

  • Müller-Nedebock, Daniel; Chaplot, Vincent
  • Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, Vol. 40, Issue 13
  • DOI: 10.1002/esp.3758

Modeling Sediment Yield in Land Surface and Earth System Models: Model Comparison, Development, and Evaluation
journal, September 2018

  • Tan, Zeli; Leung, L. Ruby; Li, Hong‐Yi
  • Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, Vol. 10, Issue 9
  • DOI: 10.1029/2017MS001270

Comparison With Global Soil Radiocarbon Observations Indicates Needed Carbon Cycle Improvements in the E3SM Land Model
journal, May 2019

  • Chen, Jinsong; Zhu, Qing; Riley, William J.
  • Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, Vol. 124, Issue 5
  • DOI: 10.1029/2018JG004795

Causes of variation in soil carbon simulations from CMIP5 Earth system models and comparison with observations
journal, January 2013

  • Todd-Brown, K. E. O.; Randerson, J. T.; Post, W. M.
  • Biogeosciences, Vol. 10, Issue 3
  • DOI: 10.5194/bg-10-1717-2013

Soil erosion is unlikely to drive a future carbon sink in Europe
journal, November 2018

  • Lugato, Emanuele; Smith, Pete; Borrelli, Pasquale
  • Science Advances, Vol. 4, Issue 11
  • DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aau3523

Soil erosion and agricultural sustainability
journal, August 2007

  • Montgomery, D. R.
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 104, Issue 33
  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0611508104

Where Carbon Goes When Water Flows: Carbon Cycling across the Aquatic Continuum
journal, January 2017

  • Ward, Nicholas D.; Bianchi, Thomas S.; Medeiros, Patricia M.
  • Frontiers in Marine Science, Vol. 4
  • DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00007

Anthropogenic perturbation of the carbon fluxes from land to ocean
journal, June 2013

  • Regnier, Pierre; Friedlingstein, Pierre; Ciais, Philippe
  • Nature Geoscience, Vol. 6, Issue 8
  • DOI: 10.1038/ngeo1830

Soil Carbon Sequestration Impacts on Global Climate Change and Food Security
journal, June 2004

Soil erosion and the global carbon budget
journal, July 2003

Farming the planet: 2. Geographic distribution of crop areas, yields, physiological types, and net primary production in the year 2000: GLOBAL CROP AREAS AND YIELDS IN 2000
journal, March 2008

  • Monfreda, Chad; Ramankutty, Navin; Foley, Jonathan A.
  • Global Biogeochemical Cycles, Vol. 22, Issue 1
  • DOI: 10.1029/2007GB002947

Aquatic carbon cycling in the conterminous United States and implications for terrestrial carbon accounting
journal, December 2015

  • Butman, David; Stackpoole, Sarah; Stets, Edward
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 113, Issue 1
  • DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1512651112

Higher climatological temperature sensitivity of soil carbon in cold than warm climates
journal, October 2017

  • Koven, Charles D.; Hugelius, Gustaf; Lawrence, David M.
  • Nature Climate Change, Vol. 7, Issue 11
  • DOI: 10.1038/nclimate3421

Predicting the oceanic input of organic carbon by continental erosion
journal, March 1996

  • Ludwig, Wolfgang; Probst, Jean-Luc; Kempe, Stefan
  • Global Biogeochemical Cycles, Vol. 10, Issue 1
  • DOI: 10.1029/95GB02925

Role of Soil Erosion in Biogeochemical Cycling of Essential Elements: Carbon, Nitrogen, and Phosphorus
journal, May 2018

Towards constraining the magnitude of global agricultural sediment and soil organic carbon fluxes: AGRICULTURAL SEDIMENT AND SOC FLUXES
journal, February 2012

  • Doetterl, Sebastian; Van Oost, Kristof; Six, Johan
  • Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, Vol. 37, Issue 6
  • DOI: 10.1002/esp.3198

Human-induced erosion has offset one-third of carbon emissions from land cover change
journal, April 2017

  • Wang, Zhengang; Hoffmann, Thomas; Six, Johan
  • Nature Climate Change, Vol. 7, Issue 5
  • DOI: 10.1038/nclimate3263

Global carbon export from the terrestrial biosphere controlled by erosion
journal, May 2015

  • Galy, Valier; Peucker-Ehrenbrink, Bernhard; Eglinton, Timothy
  • Nature, Vol. 521, Issue 7551
  • DOI: 10.1038/nature14400

An assessment of the global impact of 21st century land use change on soil erosion
journal, December 2017

  • Borrelli, Pasquale; Robinson, David A.; Fleischer, Larissa R.
  • Nature Communications, Vol. 8, Issue 1
  • DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-02142-7

Globally rising soil heterotrophic respiration over recent decades
journal, August 2018

SoilGrids1km — Global Soil Information Based on Automated Mapping
journal, August 2014

A Physically Based Runoff Routing Model for Land Surface and Earth System Models
journal, June 2013

  • Li, Hongyi; Wigmosta, Mark S.; Wu, Huan
  • Journal of Hydrometeorology, Vol. 14, Issue 3
  • DOI: 10.1175/JHM-D-12-015.1

A simple TOPMODEL-based runoff parameterization (SIMTOP) for use in global climate models
journal, January 2005

  • Niu, Guo-Yue; Yang, Zong-Liang; Dickinson, Robert E.
  • Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 110, Issue D21
  • DOI: 10.1029/2005JD006111

Drought-Induced Reduction in Global Terrestrial Net Primary Production from 2000 Through 2009
journal, August 2010

A Global Data Analysis for Representing Sediment and Particulate Organic Carbon Yield in Earth System Models: A GLOBAL DATA ANALYSIS OF SEDIMENT YIELD
journal, December 2017

  • Tan, Zeli; Leung, L. Ruby; Li, Hongyi
  • Water Resources Research, Vol. 53, Issue 12
  • DOI: 10.1002/2017WR020806

Global patterns of land-atmosphere fluxes of carbon dioxide, latent heat, and sensible heat derived from eddy covariance, satellite, and meteorological observations
journal, January 2011

  • Jung, Martin; Reichstein, Markus; Margolis, Hank A.
  • Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 116
  • DOI: 10.1029/2010JG001566

WBMsed, a distributed global-scale riverine sediment flux model: Model description and validation
journal, April 2013

Causes for the decline of suspended-sediment discharge in the Mississippi River system, 1940-2007
journal, January 2009