Biogeochemistry of Marine Dissolved Organic Matter

$ 139


Author: Dennis Hansell, Craig Carlson

Vol/Edition: First Edition

Isbn: 9780123238412

Lang: English

Year: 2002

Publisher: ELSEVIER

Interest in marine dissolved organic matter (DOM) is very high because it plays an important role in oceanic and global carbon cycling, which in turn impacts weather. Understanding the processes involved in the transformations of carbon, phosphorus, nitrogen, and other major elements in the oceans has been a primary goal of marine biogeochemists and oceanographers over the past decade.

This book, in 16 chapters with over 170 figures and tables, reports on the major advances in this area by a distinguished group of international chemical and biological oceanographers. Additionally, it focuses on the role of DOM in elemental cycling – where the greatest informational need currently exists.

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