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Report-in-Brief: 2nd State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR2)

The Report-in-Brief includes plain-language highlights and the technical executive summary. The Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR2) provides a current state-of-the-science assessment of the carbon cycle in North America and its connection to climate and society. Information from the report is relevant to climate and carbon research as well as to management practices in North America and around the world.