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Reconciliation of the carbon budget in the ocean's twilight zone
Giering, S.L.C.; Sanders, R.; Lampitt, R.S.; Anderson, T.R.; Tamburini, C.; Boutrif, M.; Zubkov, M.V.; Marsay, C.M.; Henson, S.A.; Saw, K.; Cook, K.; Mayor, D.J. (2014). Reconciliation of the carbon budget in the ocean's twilight zone. Nature (Lond.) 507(7493): 480-483.
In: Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 0028-0836, more
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  • Giering, S.L.C.
  • Sanders, R.
  • Lampitt, R.S.
  • Anderson, T.R.
  • Tamburini, C.
  • Boutrif, M.
  • Zubkov, M.V.
  • Marsay, C.M.
  • Henson, S.A.
  • Saw, K.
  • Cook, K.
  • Mayor, D.J.

    The discrepancy between the components of the oceanic carbon budget — export of carbon from the surface and its conversion into carbon dioxide by water-column biota at depth — is reconciled using field data and a steady-state model which indicates that synergy between microbes and zooplankton is an important factor.

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