Member Since 2007
Merritt R. Turetsky
Professor, University of Colorado Boulder
Professional Experience
University of Colorado Boulder
Professor
2019 - Present
University of Guelph
Associate Professor
Education
Doctorate
Current Roles
Member
Biogeosciences Fellows Committee
Publications
The Net GHG Balance and Budget of the Permafrost Region (2000–2020) From Ecosystem Flux Upscaling

The northern permafrost region has been projected to shift from a net sink to a net source of carbon under global warming. However, estimates of th...

April 03, 2024
AGU Abstracts
Synthesizing a Decade of Permafrost Thaw Measurements in Alaska: Lessons Learned and Pressing Questions
REMOTE SENSING SYNERGISMS IN REDUCING NORTHERN PERMAFROST METHANE UNCERTAINTY POSTER
atmospheric sciences | 15 december 2023
Merritt R. Turetsky, Catherine M. Dieleman, Thomas...
Cross-scale feedbacks between permafrost thaw, vegetation, and hydrology will drive the amount, type, and speed of permafrost carbon release to the at...
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Permafrost carbon storage variability along active thaw margins in interior Alaska
VULNERABILITY OF PERMAFROST CARBON TO CLIMATE CHANGE III POSTER
biogeosciences | 15 december 2023
Matthias Fuchs, Merritt R. Turetsky, Catherine M. ...
Ice-rich peat deposits in the discontinuous permafrost zone are susceptible to thawing due to climate warming. This not only affects the surface morph...
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Recent and future carbon and greenhouse gas balances of peatlands in boreal western Canada; accounting for warming, wildfire, and permafrost thaw.
CARBON CYCLING, ECOSYSTEM FUNCTIONING, AND RESTORATION IN GLOBAL PEATLANDS I ORAL
biogeosciences | 14 december 2023
David Olefeldt, Cristian Estop Aragones, Lorna I. ...
Western Canada encompasses the third largest boreal peatland region in the world, but the integrity of its carbon (C) storage is threatened by climate...
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Volunteer Experience
2022 - 2024
Member
Biogeosciences Fellows Committee
2020 - 2022
Member
Eos Science Advisers
2020 - 2022
Member
Eos Science Advisers
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