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Greenhouse gases unbalanced: How human intervention changes wetlands

Greenhouse gases unbalanced: How human intervention changes wetlands

Automatic flux measurement chambers and an eddy covariance system to determine turbulent exchange fluxes of heat, water vapor, CO2, and CH4 between a re-wetted peatland and the atmosphere at Zarnekow, NE Germany. Credit: D. Franz, GFZ Natural wetlands usually emit methane and sequester carbon dioxide. Anthropogenic interventions, in particular the conversion of wetlands for agriculture, […]