Storm-Driven Carbon Burial in the Andean Amazon

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

This project explores the role of extreme flood events during La Niña in burying — and thus preventing from entering the atmosphere — globally significant quantities of carbon.

Funded by: the National Science Foundation (NSF)’s Integrated Carbon Cycle Research Program.

Principal Investigator: Anthony K. Aufdenkampe

Collaborators: Rolf Aalto (University of Exeter, United Kingdom), Laurence Maurice (Institute for Research and Development, France)

Project Years: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007

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