atmospheric deposition

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Marine diatoms eat climate change’s dust

Multiple, interacting factors from climate change make it difficult for scientists to predict how marine life will respond to climate change. Read on to find out how researchers studied the effects of dust deposition, ocean warming, and increased carbon dioxide concentrations on a common marine diatom. Katherine BarrettKate is a 2nd year PhD student in […]

Take your iron! Seasonally melting snow as an iron supply to the Ross Sea, Antarctica

Observations show that the amount of primary productivity in the McMurdo Sound in the Ross Sea of Antarctica cannot be supported by the winter reserve of iron alone. This study suggests that atmospherically deposited iron accumulated on snow could be an additional nutrient supply to this region as it melts each year. This iron from […]

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