Comment on “Probability Distributions of Radiocarbon in Open Linear
Compartmental Systems at Steady-State” by I. Chanca, S. Trumbore, K.
Macario, and C. A. Sierra
Chanca et al. (2022) construct radiocarbon (14C) distributions for
compartmental ecosystem models and compare them to the variability of
measured 14C data for soil respiration. However, their 14C distributions
do not represent a measurable quantity and may not be used to draw any
conclusions on the variability of 14C measurements.