Piirainen2015: Clearcuts decrease the carbon stock in the soil

Last Updated on November 3, 2021 by admin

Piirainen and colleagues measure the carbon stock in the soil of a forest which is clearcut and harrowed, in comparison with a forest which is not logged. After ten years, they find that the carbon stock in the soil above the mineral soil has decreased with 50 %, while the mineral soil carbon stock is unchanged. Read more in European Journal of Soil Science.