Articles | Volume 18, issue 19
Biogeosciences, 18, 5513–5538, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-5513-2021
Biogeosciences, 18, 5513–5538, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-5513-2021
Research article
12 Oct 2021
Research article | 12 Oct 2021

Particulate organic carbon dynamics in the Gulf of Lion shelf (NW Mediterranean) using a coupled hydrodynamic–biogeochemical model

Gaël Many et al.

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The Gulf of Lion shelf is one of the most productive areas in the Mediterranean. A model is used to study the mechanisms that drive the particulate organic carbon (POC). The model reproduces the annual cycle of primary production well. The shelf appears as an autotrophic ecosystem with a high production and as a source of POC for the adjacent basin. The increase in temperature induced by climate change could impact the trophic status of the shelf.
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