IMIS | Flanders Marine Institute
 

Flanders Marine Institute

Platform for marine research

IMIS

Publications | Institutes | Persons | Datasets | Projects | Maps
[ report an error in this record ]basket (0): add | show Printer-friendly version

The biogeochemistry of the air-sea interface
Lion, L.W.; Leckie, J.O. (1981). The biogeochemistry of the air-sea interface. Annu. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci. 9: 449-486
In: Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences. Annual Reviews: Palo Alto, Calif.,. ISSN 0084-6597, more
Peer reviewed article  

Available in Authors 

Keywords
    Air-water interface; Biogeochemistry; Ocean-atmosphere system; Surface microlayer; Trace metals; Marine

Authors  Top 
  • Lion, L.W.
  • Leckie, J.O.

Abstract
    The available data describing the chemical and biological nature of the air-sea interface are still very limited. Useful comparisons are hindered by diverse sampling techniques. There are, nevertheless, recognizable trends in reported results. The occurrence of elevated trace metal concentrations in the surface microlayer is widely reported to occur and appears to correlate well with the presence of observable condensed organic slicks. Particulate and organic forms of metals show the highest degrees of enrichment at the air-sea interface

All data in IMIS is subject to the VLIZ privacy policy Top | Authors