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Networking our science to characterize the state, vulnerabilities, and management opportunities of soil organic matter

Overview of attention for article published in Global Change Biology, October 2017
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11 news outlets
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2 blogs
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141 tweeters
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4 Facebook pages

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Title
Networking our science to characterize the state, vulnerabilities, and management opportunities of soil organic matter
Published in
Global Change Biology, October 2017
DOI 10.1111/gcb.13896
Pubmed ID
Authors

Jennifer W. Harden, Gustaf Hugelius, Anders Ahlström, Joseph C. Blankinship, Ben Bond‐Lamberty, Corey R. Lawrence, Julie Loisel, Avni Malhotra, Robert B. Jackson, Stephen Ogle, Claire Phillips, Rebecca Ryals, Katherine Todd‐Brown, Rodrigo Vargas, Sintana E. Vergara, M. Francesca Cotrufo, Marco Keiluweit, Katherine A. Heckman, Susan E. Crow, Whendee L. Silver, Marcia DeLonge, Lucas E. Nave

Abstract

Soil organic matter (SOM) supports the Earth's ability to sustain terrestrial ecosystems, provide food and fiber, and retains the largest pool of actively cycling carbon. Over 75% of the soil organic carbon (SOC) in the top meter of soil is directly affected by human land use. Large land areas have lost SOC as a result of land use practices, yet there are compensatory opportunities to enhance productivity and SOC storage in degraded lands through improved management practices. Large areas with and without intentional management are also being subjected to rapid changes in climate, making many SOC stocks vulnerable to losses by decomposition or disturbance. In order to quantify potential SOC losses or sequestration at field, regional, and global scales, measurements for detecting changes in SOC are needed. Such measurements and soil-management best practices should be based on well established and emerging scientific understanding of processes of C stabilization and destabilization over various timescales, soil types, and spatial scales. As newly engaged members of the International Soil Carbon Network, we have identified gaps in data, modeling, and communication that underscore the need for an open, shared network to frame and guide the study of SOM and SOC and their management for sustained production and climate regulation.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 241 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 68 28%
Researcher 57 24%
Student > Master 29 12%
Student > Bachelor 15 6%
Other 14 6%
Other 31 13%
Unknown 27 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 81 34%
Environmental Science 65 27%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 19 8%
Engineering 8 3%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 1%
Other 8 3%
Unknown 57 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 185. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 12 January 2020.
All research outputs
#96,761
of 15,525,930 outputs
Outputs from Global Change Biology
#64
of 4,242 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#3,474
of 279,862 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Global Change Biology
#4
of 132 outputs
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