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Cold Fjords are Hot Spots for Carbon Burial

Zoe Gentes

Marine sediments are responsible for long-term burial of organic carbon. Fjords transport massive amounts of fresh sediment to the ocean each year, and researchers created new organic carbon burial budgets to account for this. They have found that 18 Megatons of organic carbon are buried in these environments each year, which further demonstrates the importance of high-latitude glacial systems.

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