Contact: Beth Potier
University of New Hampshire
Caption: Serita Frey, professor of natural resources at the University of New Hampshire, is lead author of a new Nature Climate Change article that finds warmer temperatures due to climate change could cause soils to release additional carbon into the atmosphere, thereby enhancing climate change - but that effect diminishes over the long term.
Credit: Perry Smith, University of New Hampshire Photographic Services
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