Animals and the zoogeochemistry of the carbon cycle

Animals play a significant role in shaping landscape scale carbon exchange and storage, according to new research published in Science by Dr. Goetz and NAU colleague Dr. Chris Doughty.  Goetz and Doughty used remote sensing to analyze animal movements and how they impact the global carbon cycle.  Their research highlights the importance of including animal feedbacks in discussions of climate change mitigation.

Read more about this research here, and read the full article here.


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