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The boundless carbon cycle

350 210 Stroud Water Research Center

Battin, T.J., S. Luyssaert, L.A. Kaplan, A.K. Aufdenkampe, A. Richter, and L.J. Tranvik. 2009. Nature Geoscience 2:598–600.

doi:10.1038/ngeo618

Summary

The terrestrial biosphere is assumed to take up most of the carbon on land. However, it is becoming clear that inland waters process large amounts of organic carbon and must be considered in strategies to mitigate climate change.

Funding

NSF Award No. DEB-0424681 Title: LTREB: Stream ecosystem structure and function within a maturing deciduous forest. Duration: August 2004–July 2009.

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