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Science Advances  27 Nov 2020:
Vol. 6, no. 48, eabd4953
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abd4953

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  • Received for publication June 24, 2020
  • Accepted for publication October 14, 2020
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  1. Jacqueline R. Gerson1,*,,
  2. Simon N. Topp2,*,,
  3. Claudia M. Vega3,4,
  4. John R. Gardner2,
  5. Xiao Yang2,
  6. Luis E. Fernandez3,4,5,
  7. Emily S. Bernhardt1 and
  8. Tamlin M. Pavelsky2
  1. 1Department of Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA.
  2. 2Department of Geological Sciences, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA.
  3. 3Centro de Innovación Científica Amazónica (CINCIA), Puerto Maldonado, Madre de Dios, Peru.
  4. 4Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES), Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 27109, USA.
  5. 5Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution for Science, Stanford, CA 94305, USA.
  1. Corresponding author. Email: jgerson1{at}gmail.com (J.R.G.); sntopp{at}live.unc.edu (S.N.T.)
  • * These authors contributed equally to this work and are co-first authors.

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