Climate Change Is A World Wide Spread Issue Essay

1579 Words Dec 3rd, 2014 7 Pages
In the past few centuries Earth’s climate has change dramatically with the increase of greenhouse gasses, and changes in global temperature. Global climate change has become a world wide spread issue. The international panel for climate change says global climate change is the result of the anthropogenic increases of carbon dioxide, and other greenhouse gases. “Soil biological processes have major long-term effects on composition of Earth’s atmosphere, which in turn influences all living things, including soil microorganisms” ( Brady, Weil 2008). Changes in atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide, temperature, and precipitation amounts and patterns will modify the soil plant system, and influence decomposition rates which will have impacts on soil organic carbon levels (Brevik 2012). Scientist that study Pedology (the study of soils) have been measuring, and creating models to predict how the increase of carbon dioxide in atmosphere will affect the carbon budget in soils. Also how temperature changes will affect the microbial community in soils, and the soil itself.
Soils is a four dimensional body (length, width, height, and time) formed at the interphase of atmosphere, and lithosphere, and is a crucial part to earth’s critical zone (Lal). Studies on how climate change will effect soils is in the early stages, however scientist know that climate change will affect the carbon cycle, and nitrogen cycle (Brevik, 2012). The change in the carbon cycle, and nitrogen cycle…

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