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Old carbon mobilized

Nature Geoscience volume 8, pages 8586 (2015) | Download Citation

Soil contains aged organic carbon that can be hundreds or thousands of years old. Human disturbance in small and large watersheds is mobilizing some of this fossil carbon from soils to aquatic systems.

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