Atmospheric and Surface-Condition Effects on CO2 Exchange in the Liaohe Delta Wetland, China
AbstractThe eddy covariance method was used to study the CO2 budget of the Liaohe Delta reed wetland in northern China during 2012–2015. The changes in environmental factors (including meteorology, vegetation, hydrology, and soil) were analyzed simultaneously. The change in the trend of the CO2 concentration in the reed wetland was similar to global changes over the four years. The average annual CO2 accumulation was 2.037 kg·CO2·m−2, ranging from 1.472 to 2.297 kg·CO2·m−2. The seasonal characteristics of the CO2 exchange included high CO2 absorption in June and July, and high emissions in April and from September to October, with the highest emissions in July 2015. The average temperatures from 2013 to 2015 were higher than the 50-year average, largely due to increased temperatures in winter. Precipitation was below the 50-year average, mainly because of low precipitation in summer. The average wind speed was less than the 50-year average, and sunshine duration decreased each year. The CO2 exchange and environmental factors had a degree of correlation or consistency. The contribution of meteorology, vegetation, hydrology, and soil to the CO2 budget was analyzed using the partial least squares method. Water and soil temperature had a greater effect on the CO2 exchange variability. The regression equation of the CO2 budget was calculated using the significant contributing factors, including temperature, precipitation, relative humidity, water-table level, salinity, and biomass. The model fit explained more than 70% of the CO2 exchange, and the simulation results were robust. View Full-Text
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Jia, Q.; Yu, W.; Zhou, L.; Liang, C. Atmospheric and Surface-Condition Effects on CO2 Exchange in the Liaohe Delta Wetland, China. Water 2017, 9, 806.
Jia Q, Yu W, Zhou L, Liang C. Atmospheric and Surface-Condition Effects on CO2 Exchange in the Liaohe Delta Wetland, China. Water. 2017; 9(10):806.Chicago/Turabian Style
Jia, Qingyu; Yu, Wenying; Zhou, Li; Liang, Chenghua. 2017. "Atmospheric and Surface-Condition Effects on CO2 Exchange in the Liaohe Delta Wetland, China." Water 9, no. 10: 806.
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