Spatio‐temporal Variations of Dissolved Organic Matter in a German Forested Mountainous Headwater Catchment

  title={Spatio‐temporal Variations of Dissolved Organic Matter in a German Forested Mountainous Headwater Catchment},
  author={Roland Bol and Andreas L{\"u}cke and Wolfgang Tappe and Sirgit Kummer and Martina Krause and Susanne Weigand and Thomas P{\"u}tz and Harry Vereecken},
  journal={Vadose Zone Journal},
The dissolved organic matter (DOM) quality or quantity of stream waters reflects catchment functioning. Dissolved organic matter features, pH, and Fe content in the main stream and tributaries of the forested Wüstebach catchment in Germany were examined for a 4‐yr weekly sampling period (2009–2013). The catchment outlet (Wu14) discharge (Q) ranged from 0.22 to 72.5 L s−1, with minima and maxima around the summer and winter seasons, respectively. Discharge clearly followed precipitation in the… 

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