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Biogeosciences, 19, 1451–1468, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-1451-2022
Biogeosciences, 19, 1451–1468, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-19-1451-2022
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10 Mar 2022
Research article | 10 Mar 2022

The impact of the South-East Madagascar Bloom on the oceanic CO2 sink

Nicolas Metzl et al.

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During an oceanographic cruise conducted in January 2020 in the south-western Indian Ocean, we observed very low CO2 concentrations associated with a strong phytoplankton bloom that occurred south-east of Madagascar. This biological event led to a strong regional CO2 ocean sink not previously observed.
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