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Biogeosciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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BG | Volume 16, issue 11
Biogeosciences, 16, 2247–2268, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-2247-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Biogeosciences, 16, 2247–2268, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-2247-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 04 Jun 2019

Research article | 04 Jun 2019

Seasonality of archaeal lipid flux and GDGT-based thermometry in sinking particles of high-latitude oceans: Fram Strait (79° N) and Antarctic Polar Front (50° S)

Eunmi Park et al.
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Fractional abundances and concentrations of GDGT collected by sediment trap moored in two latitude regions of the Atlantic Ocean: in the eastern Fram Strait (FEVI16) and in the Antarctic Polar Front (PF3) Eunmi Park, Jens Hefter, Gerhard Fischer, Morten Hvitfeldt Iversen, Simon Ramondenc, Eva-Maria Nöthig, and Gesine Mollenhauer https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.897268

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We analyzed GDGT-based proxy temperatures in the polar oceans. In the eastern Fram Strait (79° N), the nutrient distribution may determine the depth habit of Thaumarchaeota and thus the proxy temperature. In the Antarctic Polar Front (50° S), the contribution of Euryarchaeota or the nonlinear correlation between the proxy values and temperatures may cause the warm biases of the proxy temperatures relative to SSTs.
We analyzed GDGT-based proxy temperatures in the polar oceans. In the eastern Fram Strait...
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