Science counts the number of carbon emitted during fires in the red center of Australia

Science counts the number of carbon emitted during fires in the Red Centre of Australia Scientists have shown

A huge amount of carbon released into the atmosphere from forest fires in central Australia. About 20% of pasture south Tennant Creek, Northern Territory state burned this year. Employees of the countries of the British Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research in Alice Springs believe that this is an example on the basis of the existing ecosystem takeoff followed by recession. Unusually wet years with a sharp increase in grass and bushes replaced fire season with a huge carbon footprint.

"Carbon will still be returned to the atmosphere, whether to fire or not. Undoubtedly, that is his return rapidly. But it soon becomes clear how excessive carbon emissions will have a profound impact on the atmosphere, "- said Dr. Sperou.

Photo: Joyce van Dijk

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