Articles | Volume 10, issue 4
Biogeosciences, 10, 2725–2735, 2013
Biogeosciences, 10, 2725–2735, 2013

Research article 23 Apr 2013

Research article | 23 Apr 2013

Bacteriohopanepolyols record stratification, nitrogen fixation and other biogeochemical perturbations in Holocene sediments of the central Baltic Sea

M. Blumenberg et al.

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