Articles | Volume 17, issue 7
Biogeosciences, 17, 2041–2059, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-2041-2020
Biogeosciences, 17, 2041–2059, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-2041-2020

Research article 16 Apr 2020

Research article | 16 Apr 2020

Drivers and modelling of blue carbon stock variability in sediments of southeastern Australia

Carolyn J. Ewers Lewis et al.

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ED: Reconsider after major revisions (30 Dec 2019) by Steven Bouillon
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RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (09 Feb 2020)
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (10 Feb 2020) by Steven Bouillon
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Blue carbon ecosystems – tidal marsh, mangrove, and seagrass – serve as important organic carbon sinks, mitigating impacts of climate change. We utilized a robust regional carbon stock dataset to identify ecological, geomorphological, and anthropogenic drivers of carbon stock variability and create high-spatial-resolution predictive carbon stock maps. This work facilitates strategic conservation and restoration of coastal blue carbon ecosystems to contribute to climate change mitigation.
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