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Collaborative Research: Response of Carbon Accumulation in Moss Peatbanks to Past Warm Climates in the Antarctic Peninsula
Entry ID: USAP-1246190

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Abstract:

Intellectual Merit:


This research will investigate how Antarctic peat banks have responded to documented past warm climates on the Western Antarctic Peninsula over the last 1000 years. The work will extend understanding of climate controls on peat carbon accumulation to Antarctic peatbanks thus enabling a bi-polar perspective of ?first responder? ecosystem processes under warmer climate ...


Broader impacts:


This research is directly relevant to understanding polar processes affecting soil carbon dynamics and will support an early career researcher. This project will provide training for undergraduate students, graduate student and a postdoctoral fellow and will develop teaching modules and outreach activities on polar climate and ecosystem changes.


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Description: NSF Award Abstract #1246190.

Description: Late Holocene paleoecological and paleoclimatic data from moss peatbanks in the western Antarctic Peninsula
Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2013-06-01T00:00:00.000Z
Stop Date: 2015-05-31T23:59:59.999Z
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
United States Antarctic Program Data Center
Data Center URL: http://www.usap-dc.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: Data Manager
Email: info at usap-dc.org
Contact Address:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Personnel
Zicheng Yu
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: ziy2 at lehigh.edu
Contact Address:
Lehigh University
Publications/References
Yu, Z., D. W. Beilman, and J. Loisel (2016-01-01T00:00:00.000Z), Transformations of landscape and peat- forming ecosystems in response to late Holocene climate change in the western Antarctic Peninsula, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 7186-7195, doi:doi:10.1002/2016GL069380
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1970-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-15