Do Thawing Soils Pose a Problem For Climate Change?
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 874 , Segment 6
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- Aug 9, 2018 9:00 pm
- 21:08 mins
(Originally Aired: 5/30/2018) Guest: Ben Abbott, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ecosystem Ecology, Brigham Young University The ice caps in the Arctic are melting, but so is the permanently frozen soil. And that has the potential to really throw the balance of carbon dioxide out of whack. Why does melting dirt pose a problem for the atmosphere?