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Caption: The burned remains after a boreal forest fire in Canada in 2012, representing a source of charcoal and black carbon (or biochar) in the environment. This image relates to a paper that appeared in the April 19, 2013, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Rudolf Jaffé at Florida International University in Miami, FL, and colleagues was titled, "Global Charcoal Mobilization from Soils via Dissolution and Riverine Transport to the Oceans."
Credit: [Image courtesy of Dr. Stefan Doerr]
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