Oceanography: The dark side of marine carbon

By Raymond Najjar. The fate of sinking particulate organic matter in the world ocean is a key source of uncertainty in the global carbon cycle. Model simulations suggest that atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations depend critically on the depths that these particles typically reach.

Read the full journal article by Raymond Najjar, Associate Professor of Meteorology and Geosciences.

Nature Geoscience 2, 603 - 604 (2009)

Oceanography:  The dark side of marine carbon.