Impact of Wetland Decline on Decreasing Dissolved Organic Carbon Concentrations along the Mississippi River Continuum

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Duan, Shuiwang ; He, Yuxiang ; Kaushal, Sujay S. ; Bianchi, Thomas S. ; Ward, Nicholas D. ; Guo, Laodong (2017)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Marine Science, volume 3 (issn: 2296-7745)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fmars.2016.00280
  • Subject: river continuum | wetlands | land use-land cover | Marine Science | Mississippi River Basin | in-stream processes | dissolved organic carbon

Prior to discharging to the ocean, large rivers constantly receive inputs of dissolved organic carbon (DOC) from tributaries or fringing floodplains and lose DOC via continuous in situ processing along distances that span thousands of kilometers. Current concepts predic... View more
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