Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Arctic System Science

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Arctic ecosystems are witnessing large changes in climate.  They also store a large amount of carbon and nutrients.  In collaboration with other laboratories the Raymond laboratory is studying the controls on the lateral movement of carbon to the Arctic Ocean.  Particular attention is currently given to monitoring the largest Arctic Rivers.  FIGURE D.


Crump, B. C., B. J. Peterson, P. A. Raymond, R. M. W. Amon, A. Rinehart, J. W. McClelland, and R. M. Holmes (2009), Circumpolar synchrony in big river bacterioplankton, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 106(50), 21208-21212.

Raymond, P. A., J. W. McClelland, R. M. Holmes, A. V. Zhulidov, K. Mull, B. J. Peterson, R. G. Striegl, G. R. Aiken, and T. Y. Gurtovaya (2007), Flux and age of dissolved organic carbon exported to the Arctic Ocean: A carbon isotopic study of the five largest arctic rivers, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 21(4).

Striegl, R. G., G. R. Aiken, M. M. Dornblaser, P. A. Raymond, and K. P. Wickland (2005), A decrease in discharge-normalized DOC export by the Yukon River during summer through autumn, Geophysical Research Letters, 32(21).

Tank, S. E., P. A. Raymond, R. G. Striegl, J. W. McClelland, R. M. Holmes, G. J. Fiske and B. J. Peterson (2012). A land-to-ocean perspective on the magnitude, source and implication of dic flux from major arctic rivers to the arctic ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 26.
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