Lake food webs and C metabolism across gradients of catchment alkalinity and climate

Humans are now plumbers of the world’s hydrologic cycle through irrigation, dam construction, inter-basin transfer, wetland drainage, groundwater extraction, and myriad other activities. The science that explores the consequences of this plumbing for aquatic carbon cycling is now emerging. We have yet to understand, how massive manipulation of surface and ground waters is impacting carbon … Read more