Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 55 - Test Your Understanding - Level 3 - Synthesis/Evaluation - Page 1257: 12


NPP levels would likely go down, for NEP levels would go up as peat levels increased.

Work Step by Step

Though the slowing of decomposition would lower plant production of energy, it would raise the amount of carbon held in the environment. Draining a peat bog would cause NEP levels to drop and NPP levels to increase.
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