Articles | Volume 19, issue 5
Biogeosciences, 19, 1421–1434, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-1421-2022
Biogeosciences, 19, 1421–1434, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-1421-2022
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Ideas and perspectives: Sea-level change, anaerobic methane oxidation, and the glacial–interglacial phosphorus cycle

Bjorn Sundby et al.

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A glacial–interglacial methane-fuelled redistribution of reactive phosphorus between the oceanic and sedimentary phosphorus reservoirs can occur in the ocean when falling sea level lowers the pressure on the seafloor, destabilizes methane hydrates, and triggers the dissolution of P-bearing iron oxides. The mass of phosphate potentially mobilizable from the sediment is similar to the size of the current oceanic reservoir. Hence, this process may play a major role in the marine phosphorus cycle.
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