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Mangrove-Derived Organic and Inorganic Carbon Exchanges Between the Sinnamary Estuarine System

Abstract.

"There is growing evidence that a substantial fraction of the dissolved organic and inorganic carbon (DOC and DIC) and particulate organic carbon (POC) can be exported from mangroves to the ocean. Yet our understanding of C fluxes in mangrove forests is limited to only few regional studies that exclude the world's longest sediment dispersal system connected to the Amazon River. The present study aims at (1) examining tidal fluctuations of DOC, POC, and DIC; their isotopes; and optical properties such as chromophoric dissolved organic matter[...]"


Source: Advancing Earth And Space Science
Authors: Raghab Ray et al.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JG005739

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