Articles | Volume 13, issue 8
Biogeosciences, 13, 2257–2277, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-2257-2016
Biogeosciences, 13, 2257–2277, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-2257-2016

Research article 19 Apr 2016

Research article | 19 Apr 2016

Molecular characterization of dissolved organic matter from subtropical wetlands: a comparative study through the analysis of optical properties, NMR and FTICR/MS

Norbert Hertkorn et al.

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Wetlands commonly feature high levels of natural dissolved organic matter (DOM), a critical component in their biogeochemical functions. Here we describe the first detailed, comparative, molecular characterization of DOM in three sub-tropical, pulsed, wetlands, using optical properties, high field nuclear magnetic resonance and ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry, and compare compositional features to variations in organic matter sources and flooding characteristics.
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