Including microbial dynamics is essential for modelling Arctic methane emissions


Sarah Chadburn1, Yuanchao Fan2, Tuula Aalto3, Mika Aurela3, Annett Bartsch4, Julia Boike5, Eleanor Burke6, Casper Christiansen7, Edward Comyn-Platt8, A Johannes Dolman9, Thomas Friborg10, Nicola Gedney11, Garry Hayman12, David Holl13, Gustaf Hugelius14, Ko J van Huissteden15, Mathilde Jammet16, Lars Kutzbach17, Hanna Lee18, Annalea Lohila3, Maija E Marushchak19, Frans-Jan W Parmentier20, Andreas Richter21, Torsten Sachs22 and Narasinha J Shurpali19, (1)University of Exeter, Exeter, EX4, United Kingdom, (2)University of Goettingen, Department of Bioclimatology, Göttingen, Germany, (3)Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland, (4)Zentralanstalt für Meteorologie und Geodynamik, Vienna, Austria, (5)Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz-Center for Polar and Marine Research Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany, (6)Met Office Hadley Centre, Exeter, United Kingdom, (7)Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, Bergen, Norway, (8)Center for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, United Kingdom, (9)Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, (10)University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, (11)Met Office Hadley center for Climate Change, Exeter, United Kingdom, (12)Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, United Kingdom, (13)University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, (14)Stockholm University, Department of Physical Geography, Stockholm, Sweden, (15)Free University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, 1081, Netherlands, (16)University of Copenhagen, Center for Permafrost, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, Copenhagen, Denmark, (17)Universität Hamburg, Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability, Institute of Soil Science, Hamburg, Germany, (18)Uni Research Climate, Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, Bergen, Norway, (19)University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland, (20)Arctic Research Centre, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, (21)University of Vienna, Department of Terrestrial Ecosystem Research, Vienna, Austria, (22)GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany