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A CONCEPTUAL MODEL OF THE FLOW AND DISTRIBUTION OF ORGANIC CARBON IN CAVES

@inproceedings{Simon2007ACM,
  title={A CONCEPTUAL MODEL OF THE FLOW AND DISTRIBUTION OF ORGANIC CARBON IN CAVES},
  author={Kevin S. Simon and Tanja Pipan and David C. Culver},
  year={2007}
}
3 Abstract: We present a conceptual model for the movement of organic carbon in karst. We argue that the drainage basin is the most appropriate unit for analyzing energy flux in karst. There are two main inputs in karst basins: 1) localized flow of particulate organic carbon (POC) and dissolved organic carbon (DOC) through sinks and shafts and 2) diffuse flow of POC and DOC from soils and epikarst. After entry, this organic matter is processed and transported before eventual loss through… 

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