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Book, 2022

Best practice guideline : measurement of carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide fluxes between soil-vegetation-systems and the atmosphere using non-steady state chambers

Fiedler, Jan; Fuss, Roland; Glatzel, Stephan; Hagemann, Ulrike; Huth, Vytas; Jordan, Sabine; Jurasinski, Gerald; Kutzbach, Lars; Maier, Martin; Schäfer, Klaus; Weber, Tobias K. D.; Weymann, Daniel


This Best Practice Guideline was been initiated by the Working Group Soil Gases (AG Bodengase) of the German Soil Science Society (Deutsche Bodenkundliche Gesellschaft). Our intention was to collect and aggregate the expertise of different working groups in our field. As a compendium, this guideline may help both beginners and experts to meet the practical and theoretical challenges of measuring soil gas fluxes with non-steady state chamber systems.


gas flux; soil; carbon dioxide; methane; nitrous oxide; CO2; CH4; N2O; Guideline

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Publisher: German Soil Science Society

Authors' information

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Soil and Environment
Fuss, Roland
Thünen Institute of Climate-Smart Agriculture
Glatzel, Stephan
University of Vienna
Hagemann, Ulrike
Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF)
Huth, Vytas
University of Rostock
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Soil and Environment
Jurasinski, Gerald
University of Rostock
Kutzbach, Lars
University of Hamburg
Maier, Martin
University of Freiburg
Schäfer, Klaus
Atmospheric Physics Consutlting, Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Weber, Tobias K. D.
University of Hohenheim
Weymann, Daniel
German Research Foundation

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Climate Research
Environmental Management
Environmental Sciences

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