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Biogeosciences, 16, 2693–2713, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-2693-2019
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Biogeosciences, 16, 2693–2713, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-2693-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 11 Jul 2019

Research article | 11 Jul 2019

Dissolved organic matter at the fluvial–marine transition in the Laptev Sea using in situ data and ocean colour remote sensing

Bennet Juhls et al.

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In this article, we present the variability and characteristics of dissolved organic matter at the fluvial–marine transition in the Laptev Sea from a unique dataset collected during 11 Arctic expeditions. We develop a new relationship between dissolved organic carbon (DOC) and coloured dissolved organic matter absorption, which is used to estimate surface water DOC concentration from space. We believe that our findings help current efforts to monitor ongoing changes in the Arctic carbon cycle.
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