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- Koppel, Johan van de, et al. Show all 16 Authors
- BioScience 2013 v.63 no.1 pp. 35-42
- biogeochemical cycles; carbon; ecosystems; energy; freshwater; marine sediments; mineralization; nutrients; organic matter; photosynthesis; phytoplankton; primary productivity; roots; soil; soil food webs
- ... The food webs of terrestrial soils and of freshwater and marine sediments depend on adjacent aboveground or pelagic ecosystems for organic matter input that provides nutrients and energy. There are important similarities in the flow of organic matter through these food webs and how this flow feeds back to primary production. In both soils and sediments, trophic interactions occur in a cycle in whi ...