Large-scale Patterns of 14C Age of Bulk Organic Carbon and Various Molecular Components in Grassland Soils

Juan Jia1,2, Zongguang Liu1, Zhenjiao Cao1,3, Litong Chen4, Jin-Sheng He5, Negar Haghipour2, Lukas Wacker6, Timothy I Eglinton2 and Xiaojuan Feng1, (1)State Key Laboratory of Vegetation and Environmental Change, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, (2)ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Geological Institute, Zurich, Switzerland, (3)University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, (4)Key Laboratory of Adaptation and Evolution of Plateau Biota, Northwest Institute of Plateau Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xining, China, (5)Department of Ecology, College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, and Key Laboratory for Earth Surface Processes of the Ministry of Education, Peking University, Beijing, China, (6)ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Laboratory for Ion Beam Physics, Department of Physics, Zurich, Switzerland