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Biogeochemical cycling in the ocean.

John T. Howe

Biogeochemical cycling in the ocean.

by John T. Howe

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Ames Research Center, For sale by the National Technical Information Service in Moffett Field, Calif, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wind tunnels -- Design and construction.,
  • Upwelling (Oceanography) -- North America.,
  • Biogeochemistry.,
  • Biological effects.,
  • Chemical reactions.,
  • Coastal water.,
  • North America.,
  • Pacific Ocean.,
  • Upwelling water.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesIntroduction to the effects of upwelling along the west coast of North America.
    StatementJohn T. Howe.
    SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 88230.
    ContributionsAmes Research Center.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination36 p.
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15409047M

    OCEAN Marine Biogeochemical Cycles The oceans play a key role in the biogeochemical cycling of elements on our planet. This course will follow the flow of elements and energy through the open ocean from production to export, with a focus on understanding the key mechanisms that result in the patterns we observe. Evidence of Trichodesmium viral lysis and potential significance for biogeochemical cycling in the oligotrophic ocean Ian Hewson 1, *, Sarah R. Govil 2, Douglas G. Capone 1, Edward J. Carpenter 2, Jed A. Fuhrman 1.

    The Biogeochemical Carbon Cycle The movement of carbon through the land, water, and air is complex and, in many cases, it occurs much more slowly than the biological carbon cycle. Carbon is stored for long periods in what are known as carbon reservoirs, which include the atmosphere, bodies of liquid water (mostly oceans), ocean sediment, soil.   As a widespread phytoplankton species, the coccolithophore Gephyrocapsaoceanica has a significant impact on the global biogeochemical cycle through calcium carbonate precipitation and photosynthesis. As global change continues, marine phytoplankton will experience alterations in multiple parameters, including temperature, pH, CO2, and nitrogen sources, and the interactive effects of these.

    This book describes the interaction of the main biogeochemical cycles of the Earth and the physics of climate. It takes the perspective of Earth as an integrated system and provides examples of both changes in the current climate and those in the geological past. The first three chapters offer a general introduction to the context of the book, outlining the climate system as a complex. In addition to the open ocean, there is also a need for high-resolution water column profiles for Hg speciation on continental margins and associated upper slope stations (∼ – m) to examine the processes linking the biogeochemical cycling of Hg in coastal regions to the open ocean.


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