Articles | Volume 15, issue 13
Research article
09 Jul 2018
Research article |  | 09 Jul 2018

Long-chain diols in rivers: distribution and potential biological sources

Julie Lattaud, Frédérique Kirkels, Francien Peterse, Chantal V. Freymond, Timothy I. Eglinton, Jens Hefter, Gesine Mollenhauer, Sergio Balzano, Laura Villanueva, Marcel T. J. van der Meer, Ellen C. Hopmans, Jaap S. Sinninghe Damsté, and Stefan Schouten


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ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (06 Jun 2018) by Xinming Wang
AR by Julie Lattaud on behalf of the Authors (18 Jun 2018)  Author's response   Manuscript 
ED: Publish as is (01 Jul 2018) by Xinming Wang
AR by Julie Lattaud on behalf of the Authors (01 Jul 2018)  Author's response   Manuscript 
Short summary
Long-chain diols (LCDs) are biomarkers that occur widespread in marine environments and also in lakes and rivers. In this study, we looked at the distribution of LCDs in three river systems (Godavari, Danube, and Rhine) in relation to season, precipitation, and temperature. We found out that the LCDs are likely being produced in calm areas of the river systems and that marine LCDs have a different distribution than riverine LCDs.
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