The terrestrial biosphere is assumed to take up most of the carbon on land. However, it is becoming
clear that inland waters process large amounts of organic carbon and must be considered in strategies
to mitigate climate change.
NSF Award No. DEB-0424681 Title: LTREB: Stream ecosystem structure and function within a maturing deciduous forest. Duration: August 2004–July 2009. Principal Investigator: L. A. Kaplan. Co-principal investigators: A.K. Aufdenkampe, T. L. Bott, J.K. Jackson and J. D. Newbold.
S.L. was supported by the Centre of Excellence ECO (UA-Methusalem) and the Research Foundation-Flanders (FWO-Vlaanderen), and L.A.K. and A.K.A. by the US NSF (EAR-0450331, DEB-0516449).
Battin, T. J., S. Luyssaert, L. A. Kaplan, A. K. Aufdenkampe, A. Richter, and L. J. Tranvik (2009): The boundless carbon cycle. Nature Geoscience 2:598-600. DOI: doi:10.1038/ngeo618