This week from AGU: Tundra carbon, young atmospheric scientists, Mexico, & 3 new papers


New study suggests northern tundra shifting from carbon sink to carbon source

Arctic tundra stores carbon during the summer and releases some of it during the winter. But a new study shows that carbon released during the winter now outweighs the summertime gains, resulting in a net loss of carbon to the atmosphere.

Training network for young atmospheric researchers

A training initiative in Europe opens doors for young scientists, promoting collaboration and broadening their skills with unique opportunities in atmospheric research.

Mexico's University Network of Atmospheric Observatories

Increasing cooperation in Mexico benefits climatologists, meteorologists, and science as a whole.

New research papers

Mid-2000s North Atlantic shift: Heat budget and circulation changes, Geophysical Research Letters

Contribution of regional sources to atmospheric methane over the Amazon Basin in 2010 and 2011, Global Biogeochemical Cycles

Magnetohydrodynamic simulation of interplanetary propagation of multiple coronal mass ejections with internal magnetic flux rope (SUSANOO-CME), Space Weather


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