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Nutrients in the glacial balance

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Figure 1: Primary productivity in the Southern Ocean during the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM), as surmised by Elderfield and Rickaby1 and relative to today.


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Delaney, P. Nutrients in the glacial balance. Nature 405, 288–291 (2000).

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