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Published research emphasizes rapid downstream export of terrestrial carbon from mountainous headwater rivers, but little work focuses on mechanisms that create carbon storage along these rivers, or on the volume of carbon storage. Here we estimate organic carbon stored in diverse valley types of…
Author(s): Ellen Wohl, Kathleen Dwire, Nicholas Sutfin, Lina Polvi, Roberto Bazan
Keywords: terrestrial carbon, carbon storage, mountainous headwater rivers
Source: Nature Communications. 3: 1263.
Year: 2012