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Volume 12, issue 13
Biogeosciences, 12, 3973–3992, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-12-3973-2015
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Biogeosciences, 12, 3973–3992, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-12-3973-2015
© Author(s) 2015. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 02 Jul 2015

Research article | 02 Jul 2015

Changes in dissolved iron deposition to the oceans driven by human activity: a 3-D global modelling study

S. Myriokefalitakis et al.
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The global atmospheric cycle of Fe is simulated accounting for natural and combustion sources, proton- and organic ligand-promoted Fe dissolution from dust aerosol and changes in anthropogenic emissions, and thus in atmospheric acidity. Simulations show that Fe dissolution may have increased in the last 150 years and is expected to decrease due to air pollution regulations. Reductions in dissolved-Fe deposition can further limit the primary productivity over high-nutrient-low-chlorophyll water.
The global atmospheric cycle of Fe is simulated accounting for natural and combustion sources,...
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