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climate change will affect plants and soil differently

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climate change will affect plants and soil differently

a new european study has found that soil carbon loss is more sensitive to climate change compared to carbon taken up by plants. in drier regions, soil carbon loss decreased but in wetter regions soil carbon loss increased. this could result in a positive feedback to the atmosphere leading to an additional increase of atmospheric co2 levels. (centre for ecology & hydrology)the research was led by dr sabine reinsch and professor bridget emmett from the uk-based centre for ecology & hydrology (ceh) in collaboration with european and us climate scientists and published in the nature journal scientific reports.the authors showed that soil carbon loss is most responsive to change in soil water. soi...