Articles | Volume 15, issue 22
Biogeosciences, 15, 6867–6884, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-6867-2018
Biogeosciences, 15, 6867–6884, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-6867-2018

Research article 19 Nov 2018

Research article | 19 Nov 2018

Riverine particulate C and N generated at the permafrost thaw front: case study of western Siberian rivers across a 1700 km latitudinal transect

Ivan V. Krickov et al.

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Full dataset of measured parameters of C and n in WSL rivers Ivan V. Krickov, Artem G. Lim, Rinat M. Manasypov, Sergey V. Loiko, Liudmila S. Shirokova, Sergey N. Kirpotin, Jan Karlsson, and Oleg S. Pokrovsky https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.36650.93121

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We tested the effect of climate, permafrost and physio-geographical landscape parameters on particulate C, N and P concentrations in small- and medium- sized rivers in the Western Siberian Lowland (WSL). We discovered a maximum of particulate C and N concentrations at the beginning of the permafrost appearance. A northward shift of permafrost boundaries may increase the particulate C and N export by WSL rivers to the Arctic Ocean by a factor of 2.
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