Articles | Volume 16, issue 3
Biogeosciences, 16, 769–784, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-769-2019
Biogeosciences, 16, 769–784, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-769-2019
Ideas and perspectives
12 Feb 2019
Ideas and perspectives | 12 Feb 2019

Ideas and perspectives: Carbon leaks from flooded land: do we need to replumb the inland water active pipe?

Gwenaël Abril and Alberto V. Borges

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Based on classical concepts in ecology, and a literature survey, we highlight the importance of flooded land as a preferential source of atmospheric carbon to aquatic systems at the global scale. Studies in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems could be reconciled by considering the occurrence of an efficient wetland CO2 pump to river systems. New methodological approaches coupling hydrology and ecology are also necessary to improve scientific knowledge on carbon fluxes at the land–water interface.
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