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Land-Water interactions in the amazon

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Author(s):
Richey, Jeffrey E. [1] ; Ballester, Maria Victoria [2] ; Davidson, Eric A. [3] ; Johnson, Mark S. [4, 5] ; Krusche, Alex V. [2]
Total Authors: 5
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Washington, Sch Oceanog, Seattle, WA 98195 - USA
[2] Univ Sao Paulo, Ctr Energia Nucl Agr, BR-13416903 Piracicaba, SP - Brazil
[3] Woods Hole Res Ctr, Falmouth, MA 02540 - USA
[4] Univ British Columbia, Inst Resources Environm & Sustainabil, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4 - Canada
[5] Univ British Columbia, Dept Earth & Ocean Sci, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4 - Canada
Total Affiliations: 5
Document type: Journal article
Source: BIOGEOCHEMISTRY; v. 105, n. 1-3, p. 1-5, SEP 2011.
Web of Science Citations: 5
Abstract

Biogeochemistry is hosting this special thematic issue devoted to studies of land-water interactions, as part of the Large-scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amaznia (LBA). This compilation of papers covers a broad range of topics with a common theme of coupling land and water processes, across pristine and impacted systems. Findings highlighted that hydrologic flowpaths are clearly important across basin size and structure in determining how water and solutes reach streams. Land-use changes have pronounced impacts on flowpaths, and subsequently, on stream chemistry, from small streams to large rivers. Carbon is produced and transformed across a broad array of fluvial environments and wetlands. Surface waters are not only driven by, but provide feedback to, the atmosphere. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 08/58089-9 - The role of rivers on the regional carbon cycle
Grantee:Maria Victoria Ramos Ballester
Support type: Research Program on Global Climate Change - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 03/13172-2 - The role of Amazonian fluvial systems in regional and global carbon cycles: CO2 evasion and land-water interactions
Grantee:Reynaldo Luiz Victória
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants