Iron biogeochemistry across marine systems - progress from the past decade

E Breitbarth, EP Achterberg, MV Ardelan, AR Baker, E Bucciarelli, F Chever, PL Croot, S Duggen, M Gledhill, M Hassellov, C Hassler, LJ Hoffman, KA Hunter, DA Hutchins, J Ingri, T Jickells, MC Lohan, MC Nielsdottir, G Sarthou, V SchoemannJM Trapp, DR Turner, Y Ye

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Based on an international workshop (Gothenburg, 14-16 May 2008), this review article aims to combine interdisciplinary knowledge from coastal and open ocean research on iron biogeochemistry. The major scientific findings of the past decade are structured into sections on natural and artificial iron fertilization, iron inputs into coastal and estuarine systems, colloidal iron and organic matter, and biological processes. Potential effects of global climate change, particularly ocean acidification, on iron biogeochemistry are discussed. The findings are synthesized into recommendations for future research areas.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1075-1097
Number of pages23
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 19 Mar 2010

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