Search This Blog

Monday, May 20, 2013

Amazon River exhales virtually all carbon taken up by rainforest

Amazon River exhales virtually all carbon taken up by rainforest

Woody plant matter is almost completely digested by bacteria living in the Amazon River. This tough stuff plays a major part in fueling the river's breath. The finding has implications for global carbon models, and for the ecology of the Amazon and the world's other rivers.http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130520154301.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Ftop_news%2Ftop_environment+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Top+News+--+Top+Environment%29&utm_content=Google+Reader

No comments:

Post a Comment