Disproportionate Contribution of Riparian Inputs to Organic Carbon Pools in Freshwater Systems

@inproceedings{Marwick2014DisproportionateCO,
  title={Disproportionate Contribution of Riparian Inputs to Organic Carbon Pools in Freshwater Systems},
  author={Trent R. Marwick and Alberto Vieira Borges and Kristof Van Acker and François Darchambeau and Steven Bouillon},
  booktitle={Ecosystems},
  year={2014}
}
A lack of appropriate proxies has traditionally hampered our ability to distinguish riverine organic carbon (OC) sources at the landscape scale. However, the dissection of C4 grasslands by C3-enriched riparian vegetation, and the distinct carbon stable isotope signature (δ13C) of these two photosynthetic pathways, provides a unique setting to assess the relative contribution of riparian and more distant sources to riverine C pools. Here, we compared δ13C signatures of bulk sub-basin vegetation… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 23 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 2 times. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-8 of 8 extracted citations

Substratum-Associated Microbiota.

Water environment research : a research publication of the Water Environment Federation • 2015
View 1 Excerpt

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 87 references

Variations of d13C in the surface soil organic carbon pool

MI Bird, P. Pousai
Glob Biogeochem Cycles 11:313–22. • 1997
View 15 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Factors affecting benthic algae—nutrients

Borchardt MA.
In: Stevenson RJ, Bothwell ML, Lowe RL, Eds. Algal ecology—freshwater benthic ecosystems. San Diego: Academic Press. p 184–227. • 1996
View 10 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Carbon isotope indicators of catchment vegetation in the Brazilian Amazon

MI Bird, WS Fyfe, D Pinheiro-Dick, AR. Chivas
Glob Biogeochem Cycles 6:293–306. • 1992
View 5 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

A full greenhouse gases budget of Africa: synthesis, uncertainties, and vulnerabilities

G Vaglio Laurin, GR van der Werf, CA Williams, RJ. Scholes
Biogeosciences • 2014

Abrupt vegetation change after the Late Quaternary megafaunal extinction in southeastern Australia

RAL dos Santos, P De Deckker, +4 authors S. Schouten
Geosci • 2013

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…