The temporal variation of the delivery of dissolved organic carbon (DOC) from hillslopes to the adjacent streams is determined by hydrological and biogeochemical processes that have not been completely quantified. In particular, processes involving differences in the fate and transport of the easily biodegradable fraction of dissolved organic carbon (BDOC) and the more recalcitrant fraction of DOC (NDOC) are of ecological importance.
Our research site is White Clay Creek (WCC) watershed, WCC watershed is a 725 ha, 3rd-order watershed located in southeastern Pennsylvania. The major goal of this research is to estimate the spatial DOC flux distribution within the watershed.
Mei, V., G.M. Hornberger, L. Kaplan, J. D. Newbold, A. K. Aufdenkampe. (2010): The Delivery Of Dissolved Organic Carbon From Forest Soils To A Head Water Stream . Abstract H53B-1031. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 13-17.
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