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Volume 13, issue 12
Biogeosciences, 13, 3585–3606, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-3585-2016
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Special issue: Low oxygen environments in marine, fresh and estuarine...

Biogeosciences, 13, 3585–3606, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-3585-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Reviews and syntheses 20 Jun 2016

Reviews and syntheses | 20 Jun 2016

Water column biogeochemistry of oxygen minimum zones in the eastern tropical North Atlantic and eastern tropical South Pacific oceans

Carolin R. Löscher et al.

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The ocean loses oxygen due to climate change. Addressing this issue in tropical ocean regions (off Peru and Mauritania), we aimed to understand the effects of oxygen depletion on various aspects of marine biogeochemistry, including primary production and export production, the nitrogen cycle, greenhouse gas production, organic matter fluxes and remineralization, and the role of zooplankton and viruses.
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