Special Issue "Land Carbon Sequestration and Climate: Present and Future"


A special issue of Atmosphere (ISSN 2073-4433).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2015)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Dr. Robinson I. Negron-Juarez

Climate Sciences Department, Earth and Environmental Science Area, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Website: http://eesa.lbl.gov/profiles/robinson-i-negron-juarez
Interests: Micrometeorology; Atmospheric and Environmental Chemistry; Ecosystem Ecology; Global Change Research; Land-Atmosphere Interaction; Climate Modeling; Remote Sensing

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Atmospheric CO2 concentrations have increased dramatically over the past 150 years, from a pre-industrial value of 280 ppm to nearly 400 ppm today, and are projected to increase to 500–1,000 ppm by 2100. This increase in atmospheric CO2 will result in increases in global temperature and dramatic changes in the Earth Climate system. Land ecosystems draw down atmospheric CO2 through photosynthesis, and therefore play a key role in mitigating the effects of increased CO2 on the climate. Understanding (i) the functionality of land ecosystems, (ii) their climate feedbacks, and (iii) the role they play as atmospheric carbon absorbers is therefore critical to a proper understanding of Earth’s future climate.

Studies that address these research topics in the context of present and future Land carbon sequestration-Climate are welcome for publication in Atmosphere. Studies that integrate field data, remote sensing data, and modeling are especially encouraged.

Dr. Robinson I. Negron-Juarez
Guest Editor


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  • land ecosystems
  • carbon sequestration
  • climate projections

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n° 34
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Atmosphere 2016, 7(3), 34; doi:10.3390/atmos7030034
Received: 4 November 2015 / Revised: 11 February 2016 / Accepted: 19 February 2016 / Published: 26 February 2016
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n° 17
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Atmosphere 2016, 7(2), 17; doi:10.3390/atmos7020017
Received: 20 November 2015 / Revised: 19 January 2016 / Accepted: 22 January 2016 / Published: 28 January 2016
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Last update: 17 June 2015

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