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  • Study: Alaskan boreal forest fires release more carbon than the trees can absorb

    U. of I. professor Feng Sheng Hu led a study of carbon cycling and forest fires in the boreal forests of the Yukon Flats in Alaska.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • Editor's notes:

    To reach Feng Sheng Hu, call 217-244-2982; email fhu@illinois.edu.
    To reach Ryan Kelly, email rkelly@life.illinois.edu.

    The paper "Paleodata-informed modeling of large carbon losses from recent burning of boreal forests" is available online or from the U. of I. News Bureau.