Articles | Volume 17, issue 18
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 11453–11465, 2017
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 11453–11465, 2017

Research article 26 Sep 2017

Research article | 26 Sep 2017

Canopy uptake dominates nighttime carbonyl sulfide fluxes in a boreal forest

Linda M. J. Kooijmans et al.

Data sets

Nighttime ecosystem fluxes of COS and CO2 obtained through the radon-tracer and eddy-covariance method. L. M. J. Kooijmans, K. Maseyk, U. Seibt, W. Sun, T. Vesala, I. Mammarella, P. Kolari, J. Aalto, A. Franchin, R. Vecchi, G. Valli, and H. Chen

Short summary
Carbon cycle studies rely on the accuracy of models to estimate the amount of CO2 being taken up by vegetation. The gas carbonyl sulfide (COS) can serve as a tool to estimate the vegetative CO2 uptake by scaling the ecosystem uptake of COS to that of CO2. Here we investigate the nighttime fluxes of COS. The relationships found in this study will aid in implementing nighttime COS uptake in models, which is key to obtain accurate estimates of vegetative CO2 uptake with the use of COS.
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