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.
|Title of host publication|| Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences|
|Editors||J. Kirk Cochran, Patricia L. Yager, Henry J. Bokuniewicz|
|Publication status||Published - 2019|
|Name||Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences (Third Edition)|