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Sediment Traps: Historical Trends and the Promise of Inovation

[NB: The first entry in this series was published here,¬†Introduction to Sediment Traps, which covers the motivation, use and issues of sediment traps.] Although validation of the data was lacking, sediment traps (or sedimentation traps as they were once called) were being used by the 1970s in the study of lakes (Davison et al., 1982; […]

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Introduction to Sediment Traps

[NB: The second¬†entry in this series was published here,¬†Sediment Traps: Historical Trends and the Promise of Innovation, which covers some of the history and development of sediment traps as well as my own hopes for the field moving forward.] The biological carbon pump (BCP) is the mechanism whereby marine, biological systems sequester atmospheric carbon into […]

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