Internal-wave induced and double-diffusive nutrient fluxes to the nutrient-consuming surface layer in the oligotrophic subtropical North Atlantic
Dietze, H., Oschlies, A. and Kahler, P. (2004) Internal-wave induced and double-diffusive nutrient fluxes to the nutrient-consuming surface layer in the oligotrophic subtropical North Atlantic. Ocean Dynamics, 54, (1), 1-7. (doi: 10.1007/s10236-003-0060-9).
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In the literature, an inconsistency exists between estimates of biotically-effected carbon export inferred from large-scale geochemical studies (Jenkins 1982; 47 gC m-2a-1) and local measurements of turbulent nutrient supply (Lewis et al. 1986; 4 gC m-2a-1) in the eastern subtropical North Atlantic. Nutrient supply to the upper ocean by turbulent mixing is reexamined using local standard oceanographic measurements and high-resolution vertical profiles of nutrients averaged over a large region directly comparable to that investigated by Jenkins (1982).
|Keywords:||Nutrient transport, Salt fingering, Double-diffusive fluxes|
|Subjects:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GC Oceanography|
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Ocean & Earth Science (SOC/SOES)
|Date Deposited:||01 Dec 2004|
|Last Modified:||27 Mar 2014 18:03|
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