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Winter is an important driver for nitrous oxide emissions from boreal lakes

2020-01-14
Boreal lakes emit greenhouse gases, but the magnitude of the emissions is still inadequately quantified. While the emissions of carbon dioxide and methane have been addressed earlier, those of nitrous oxide (N2O) have received little interest. A Finnish study published in Global Change Biology increases significantly the knowledge on the nitrous oxide emissions from boreal lakes. A joint project of Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), University of Eastern Finland (UEF), Natural Resources Insti
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Finland’s comprehensive Red List of Ecosystems (RLE) now in English

2019-12-19
One of the most comprehensive in the world, the assessment of threatened habitat types in Finland is now available also in English. The Red List of all of Finland’s terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems was first published in Finnish in December 2018. The methodology applied in Finland – the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Categories and Criteria – is new but gradually becoming the common standard for assessing the threat status of ecosystems and habitats.
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Published 2014-12-05 at 14:57, updated 2019-10-29 at 13:53