Journal cover Journal topic
Biogeosciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Journal topic
BG | Volume 15, issue 1
Biogeosciences, 15, 159–186, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-159-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Biogeosciences, 15, 159–186, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-159-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 10 Jan 2018

Research article | 10 Jan 2018

Intensification and deepening of the Arabian Sea oxygen minimum zone in response to increase in Indian monsoon wind intensity

Zouhair Lachkar et al.
Related authors  
On the long-range offshore transport of organic carbon from the Canary Upwelling System to the open North Atlantic
Elisa Lovecchio, Nicolas Gruber, Matthias Münnich, and Zouhair Lachkar
Biogeosciences, 14, 3337–3369, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-14-3337-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-14-3337-2017, 2017
Short summary
Biogeographic classification of the Caspian Sea
F. Fendereski, M. Vogt, M. R. Payne, Z. Lachkar, N. Gruber, A. Salmanmahiny, and S. A. Hosseini
Biogeosciences, 11, 6451–6470, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-11-6451-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-11-6451-2014, 2014
Spatiotemporal variability and drivers of pCO2 and air–sea CO2 fluxes in the California Current System: an eddy-resolving modeling study
G. Turi, Z. Lachkar, and N. Gruber
Biogeosciences, 11, 671–690, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-11-671-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-11-671-2014, 2014
Spatiotemporal variability and long-term trends of ocean acidification in the California Current System
C. Hauri, N. Gruber, M. Vogt, S. C. Doney, R. A. Feely, Z. Lachkar, A. Leinweber, A. M. P. McDonnell, M. Munnich, and G.-K. Plattner
Biogeosciences, 10, 193–216, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-193-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-193-2013, 2013
Related subject area  
Biogeochemistry: Open Ocean
Ideas and perspectives: Is dark carbon fixation relevant for oceanic primary production estimates?
Federico Baltar and Gerhard J. Herndl
Biogeosciences, 16, 3793–3799, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3793-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3793-2019, 2019
Short summary
Sensitivity of ocean biogeochemistry to the iron supply from the Antarctic Ice Sheet explored with a biogeochemical model
Renaud Person, Olivier Aumont, Gurvan Madec, Martin Vancoppenolle, Laurent Bopp, and Nacho Merino
Biogeosciences, 16, 3583–3603, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3583-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3583-2019, 2019
Short summary
Isotopic fractionation of carbon during uptake by phytoplankton across the South Atlantic subtropical convergence
Robyn E. Tuerena, Raja S. Ganeshram, Matthew P. Humphreys, Thomas J. Browning, Heather Bouman, and Alexander P. Piotrowski
Biogeosciences, 16, 3621–3635, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3621-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3621-2019, 2019
Short summary
The effect of marine aggregate parameterisations on nutrients and oxygen minimum zones in a global biogeochemical model
Daniela Niemeyer, Iris Kriest, and Andreas Oschlies
Biogeosciences, 16, 3095–3111, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3095-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3095-2019, 2019
Short summary
Sensitivity of atmospheric CO2 to regional variability in particulate organic matter remineralization depths
Jamie D. Wilson, Stephen Barker, Neil R. Edwards, Philip B. Holden, and Andy Ridgwell
Biogeosciences, 16, 2923–2936, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-2923-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-2923-2019, 2019
Short summary
Cited articles  
Altabet, M. A., Francois, R., Murray, D. W., and Prell, W. L.: Climate-related variations in denitrification in the Arabian Sea from sediment 15N/14N ratios, Nature, 373, 506–509, 1995. a
Altabet, M. A., Murray, D. W., and Prell, W. L.: Climatically linked oscillations in Arabian Sea denitrification over the past 1 my: Implications for the marine N cycle, Paleoceanography, 14, 732–743, 1999. a, b
Altabet, M. A., Higginson, M. J., and Murray, D. W.: The effect of millennial-scale changes in Arabian Sea denitrification on atmospheric CO2, Nature, 415, 159–162, 2002. a, b, c, d
Bakun, A.: Global climate change and intensification of coastal ocean upwelling, Science, 247, 198–201, 1990. a, b
Bange, H. W., Rapsomanikis, S., and Andreae, M. O.: Nitrous oxide cycling in the Arabian Sea, J. Geophys. Res., 106, 1053–1065, https://doi.org/10.1029/1999JC000284, 2001. a
Publications Copernicus
Download
Short summary
This study provides a new contribution to our understanding of the coupling between the oxygen minimum zones (OMZs) and climate. It explores how idealized changes in summer and winter Indian monsoon winds affect the productivity of the Arabian Sea and the size and intensity of its OMZ. We find that intensification of Indian monsoon winds can amplify climate warming on decadal to centennial timescales.
This study provides a new contribution to our understanding of the coupling between the oxygen...
Citation