Biogeochemistry: Ocean biomes blended

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Publication Type  Journal Article
Year of Publication  2010
Authors  Sambrotto, R. N.
Journal Title  Nature
Volume  467
Pages  538–539
Start Page  538
Journal Date  30 Sept. 2010
Short Title  Ocean Biomes Blended
Key Words  Ocean biogeochemistry, ocean ecology

The ratio of nutrient elements in marine subsurface waters is much the same everywhere, even though biogeochemically distinct ocean biomes exist. A modelling study that includes mixing solves this conundrum.

DOI  10.1038/467538a