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Title: The Amazon River’s Ecosystem: Where Land Meets the Sea


What happens to plant matter on its journey down the Amazon River to the Atlantic Ocean? One research group investigated the region where river and ocean meet to fill in this part of the story.

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Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
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Journal ID: ISSN 2324-9250; EOSTAJ
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Journal Article
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Journal Name: Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union (Online); Journal Volume: 99
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United States
Amazon; aquatic; bacteria; biogeochemistry; carbon; carbon dioxide; climate change; coastal; continuum; decomposition; dissolved organic carbon; ecosystem; estuarine; export; cycling; emission; ecotone; flux; global change; greenhouse gas; marine; metagenome; methane; microbial; organic; outgassing; remote sensing; rivers; tidal; tidal river; terrestial aquatic interface; wetland

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Ward, Nicholas, Sawakuchi, Henrique, and Richey, Jeffrey. The Amazon River’s Ecosystem: Where Land Meets the Sea. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1029/2018EO088573.
Ward, Nicholas, Sawakuchi, Henrique, & Richey, Jeffrey. The Amazon River’s Ecosystem: Where Land Meets the Sea. United States. doi:10.1029/2018EO088573.
Ward, Nicholas, Sawakuchi, Henrique, and Richey, Jeffrey. Thu . "The Amazon River’s Ecosystem: Where Land Meets the Sea". United States. doi:10.1029/2018EO088573.
title = {The Amazon River’s Ecosystem: Where Land Meets the Sea},
author = {Ward, Nicholas and Sawakuchi, Henrique and Richey, Jeffrey},
abstractNote = {What happens to plant matter on its journey down the Amazon River to the Atlantic Ocean? One research group investigated the region where river and ocean meet to fill in this part of the story.},
doi = {10.1029/2018EO088573},
journal = {Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union (Online)},
number = ,
volume = 99,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Jan 18 00:00:00 EST 2018},
month = {Thu Jan 18 00:00:00 EST 2018}
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