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The transport of organic matter by the bottom water of the oceans
Szekielda, K.-H. (1968). The transport of organic matter by the bottom water of the oceans. Sarsia 34(1): 243-252.
In: Sarsia. University of Bergen. Universitetsforlaget: Bergen. ISSN 0036-4827; e-ISSN 1503-1128, more
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Brattström, H.; Matthews, J.B.L. (Ed.) (1968). The Importance of Water Movements for Biology and Distribution of Marine Organisms: 2nd European Symposium on Marine Biology, Bergen 24-28 August 1967. Sarsia, 34. Norwegian Universities Press: Bergen. 398 pp., more
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    Organic matter
    Water > Bottom water

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  • Szekielda, K.-H.

    With the help of carbon measurements it has been shown that the organic matter in the bottom water of the oceans is transported within the water masses. Consequently sedimentation of the organic material and vertical transport by organisms from the surface to the bottom play a minor rôle in the open ocean.

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