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Comment on: ‘Burning management and carbon sequestration of upland heather moorland in the UK’

Colin Legg A D , G. Matt Davies B and Alan Gray C
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A The University of Edinburgh School of GeoSciences, King’s Buildings, Edinburgh EH9 3JN, Scotland, UK.

B University of Washington, School of Forest Resources, Merrill Hall, Box 354115, Seattle, WA 98195-4115, USA.

C Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Bush Estate, Penicuik, Midlothian, EH26 0QB, Scotland, UK.

D Corresponding author. Email:

Australian Journal of Soil Research 48(1) 100-103
Submitted: 21 August 2009  Accepted: 27 November 2009   Published: 26 February 2010

Additional keywords: Calluna vulgaris, rotational burning, upland heath, fire severity, carbon budgets.


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