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Volume 13, issue 3
Biogeosciences, 13, 691-705, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-691-2016
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Biogeosciences, 13, 691-705, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-691-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 04 Feb 2016

Research article | 04 Feb 2016

Fate of terrestrial organic carbon and associated CO2 and CO emissions from two Southeast Asian estuaries

D. Müller et al.
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ED: Reconsider after major revisions (28 Sep 2015) by Minhan Dai
AR by Denise Müller-Dum on behalf of the Authors (28 Oct 2015)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (13 Nov 2015) by Minhan Dai
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (17 Nov 2015)
RR by Anonymous Referee #3 (03 Jan 2016)
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (Editor review) (04 Jan 2016) by Minhan Dai
AR by Denise Müller-Dum on behalf of the Authors (06 Jan 2016)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (14 Jan 2016) by Minhan Dai
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We studied organic carbon and the dissolved greenhouse gases carbon dioxide (CO2) and carbon monoxide (CO) in two estuaries in Sarawak, Malaysia, whose coast is covered by carbon-rich peatlands. The estuaries received terrestrial organic carbon from peat-draining tributaries. A large fraction was converted to CO2 and a minor fraction to CO. Both gases were released to the atmosphere. This shows how these estuaries function as efficient filters between land and ocean in this important region.
We studied organic carbon and the dissolved greenhouse gases carbon dioxide (CO2) and carbon...
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