Articles | Volume 14, issue 23
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-14-5471-2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-14-5471-2017
Research article
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04 Dec 2017
Research article |  | 04 Dec 2017

Capturing temporal and spatial variability in the chemistry of shallow permafrost ponds

Matthew Q. Morison, Merrin L. Macrae, Richard M. Petrone, and LeeAnn Fishback

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Shallow ponds and lakes are common features in permafrost systems. We show that the chemistry of these water bodies can be dynamic, although the changes are consistent through time between ponds. This synchrony in some water chemistry appears to be related to water level variations. Because hydrological conditions can vary greatly over the course of the year and during a storm, this work underscores the importance of interpreting water samples from these systems within their hydrologic context.
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