As sea level rises, wetlands crank up their carbon storage

Soil scientist Pat Megonigal sits inside the Smithsonian’s Global Change Research Wetland in Maryland, where scientists are running futuristic climate experiments to simulate the world of 2100. Credit: Tom Mozdzer/Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Some wetlands perform better under pressure. A new study revealed that when faced with sea-level rise, coastal wetlands respond by burying even … Continue reading As sea level rises, wetlands crank up their carbon storage