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The Great Dismal Swamp Carbon Project

ForestThree year collaborative study now underway.

A team of scientist have been busy installing monitoring systems in the refuge as part of a three year project designed to gain information on the carbon balance of the swamp. Specifically, it is to understand how management and/or restoration could potentially increase carbon storage, understand the key controlling processes of carbon sequestration, and estimate effects of refuge hydrologic management on carbon sequestration, fire management, and selected vegetation communities.

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The US Geological Survey is carrying the lead for the project with collaborators from George Mason University, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and The Nature Conservancy, Southern Methodist University, and Clemson University,

Last Updated: Feb 06, 2015
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