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Leaf Decomposition methodology
The CFE-Freshwater Ecology Lab (University of Coimbra, Portugal) created a cartoon that illustrates the leaf litter bag protocol: this approach is used by scientists all over the world to understand streams functioning and their ecological integrity. Understanding leaf litter decomposition will allow students of secondary schools, and the general community, to “sense” what is going on “their” stream.