Atmospheric Transport and Deposition of Particulate Matter to the Oceans

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The nature of atmospheric transport of aerosol particles from land to the ocean is described. The magnitude and significance for ocean biogeochemistry is then discussed for the atmospheric deposition of some particular components—nutrients (nitrogen, phosphorus, and iron), some trace metals, organic matter generally and then some specific organic compounds.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences
EditorsJ. Kirk Cochran, Patricia L. Yager, Henry J. Bokuniewicz
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Publication series

NameEncyclopedia of Ocean Sciences (Third Edition)

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