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Evaluating water quality for Amazonian streams along the Interoceanic Highway in Peru using macroinvertebrates collected by hand and with leaf packs

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Sweeney, B.W., J.M. Battle, D.H. Funk, R.W. Flowers, T. Gonzales Ojeda, A. Huamantinco, J.K. Jackson, and M. Arnold. 2020. Limnologica 81, 125759.

Expanding the Leaf Pack Network® to South and Central America

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The goal is to create a conservation ethic that integrates ordinary people into the decision-making process by putting simple assessment tools into their hands.

Storm-Driven Carbon Burial in the Andean Amazon

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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:…

Journey to Peru

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An account of three weeks in the Amazon headwaters, studying the Madre de Dios River and its tributaries under a grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.

UpStream Newsletter, Fall 2005

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The rivers of South America’s Amazon basin are “breathing” far harder — cycling the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide more quickly — than anyone realized.

Amazon Source of 5-Year-Old River Breath

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Most of the carbon being outgassed as carbon dioxide from Amazonian rivers and wetlands has spent a mere five years sequestered in the plants and soils of the surrounding landscape.

UpStream Newsletter, Summer 2004

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A National Science Foundation grant for a study in the Amazon could help unravel the mystery of the missing carbon sink.