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Particle Flux in the Ocean

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Series: SCOPE - Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment Volume: 57

Edited By: V Ittekkot, P Schäfer, S Honjo and PJ Depetris

372 pages, Col plates, figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #55592 | ISBN: 047196073X
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Discusses particle flux in the ocean as a major segment in global biogeochemical cycles linking terrestrial, meteorological and surface ocean processes with those operating in the deep sea.


Partial table of contents:; Particle Flux in the Ocean: Introduction (V. Ittekkot); The Atmospheric Transport of Particles to the Ocean (J. Prospero); Particle Flux in the Ocean: Oceanographic Tools (V. Asper); Fluxes of Particles to the Interior of the Open Oceans (S. Honjo); Temporal Variability of Particle Flux in the Deep Sargasso Sea (W. Deuser); Abiotic and Biotic Forcing on Vertical Particle Flux in the Southern Ocean (U. Bathmann); Fresh Water Influx and Particle Flux Variability in the Bay of Bengal (P. Schdfer, et al.); Particle Flux in the Ocean: Summary (V. Ittekkot); Index.

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