Articles | Volume 13, issue 17
Biogeosciences, 13, 4945–4957, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-4945-2016
Biogeosciences, 13, 4945–4957, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-4945-2016

Research article 07 Sep 2016

Research article | 07 Sep 2016

Wetland eco-engineering: measuring and modeling feedbacks of oxidation processes between plants and clay-rich material

Rémon Saaltink et al.

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We identified biogeochemical plant–soil feedback processes that occur when oxidation, drying and modification by plants alter sediment conditions. Wetland construction in Markermeer (a lake in the Netherlands) is used as a case study. Natural processes will be utilized during and after construction to accelerate ecosystem development. We conducted a 6-month greenhouse experiment to identify the key biogeochemical processes in the mud when Phragmites australis is used as an eco-engineer.
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