A new field method for measuring forest litter respiration rate

A new field method for measuring forest litter respiration rate ISSN 1067-4136, Russian Journal of Ecology, 2016, Vol. 47, No. 5, pp. 508–513. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2016. Original Russian Text © I.A. Smorkalov, 2016, published in Ekologiya, 2016, No. 5, pp. 390–395. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS I. A. Smorkalov Institute of Plant and Animal Ecology, Ural Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Vos’mogo Marta 202, Yekaterinburg, 620144 Russia e-mail: ivan.a.smorkalov@gmail.com Received July 2, 2015 Keywords: soil respiration, litter respiration, in situ measurements, forest litter, carbon cycle DOI: 10.1134/S1067413616050106 The forest litter is an important component of for- Despite the diversity of approaches (Table 1), none of est ecosystem: it regulates air, water, and heat regimes the existing methods satisf ies the majority of these cri- of the soil, contains a large stock of nutrients, and teria. serves as a geochemical barrier to the input of pollut- We have developed and tested a new method for ants from the atmosphere to underlying soil layers. In measuring litter respiration in the field (Smorkalov industrially polluted areas it can serve as an indicator and Vorobeichik, 2012, 2016), which is as follows (Fig. 1). of severity of disturbances in decomposition processes A steel collar 105 mm in diameter, with a sharp edge, (Vorobeichik, 1995). http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Ecology Springer Journals

A new field method for measuring forest litter respiration rate

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Pleiades Publishing
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Copyright © 2016 by Pleiades Publishing, Ltd.
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Life Sciences; Ecology; Environment, general
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1067-4136
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1608-3334
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10.1134/S1067413616050106
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ISSN 1067-4136, Russian Journal of Ecology, 2016, Vol. 47, No. 5, pp. 508–513. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2016. Original Russian Text © I.A. Smorkalov, 2016, published in Ekologiya, 2016, No. 5, pp. 390–395. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS I. A. Smorkalov Institute of Plant and Animal Ecology, Ural Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Vos’mogo Marta 202, Yekaterinburg, 620144 Russia e-mail: ivan.a.smorkalov@gmail.com Received July 2, 2015 Keywords: soil respiration, litter respiration, in situ measurements, forest litter, carbon cycle DOI: 10.1134/S1067413616050106 The forest litter is an important component of for- Despite the diversity of approaches (Table 1), none of est ecosystem: it regulates air, water, and heat regimes the existing methods satisf ies the majority of these cri- of the soil, contains a large stock of nutrients, and teria. serves as a geochemical barrier to the input of pollut- We have developed and tested a new method for ants from the atmosphere to underlying soil layers. In measuring litter respiration in the field (Smorkalov industrially polluted areas it can serve as an indicator and Vorobeichik, 2012, 2016), which is as follows (Fig. 1). of severity of disturbances in decomposition processes A steel collar 105 mm in diameter, with a sharp edge, (Vorobeichik, 1995).

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Russian Journal of EcologySpringer Journals

Published: Aug 20, 2016

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