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Biogenic bromine

Among other effects, bromine released by biological processes in the oceans apparently reduces ozone levels in the troposphere. This source may be a link between atmospheric composition and climate change.

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Figure 1: Ocean, atmosphere and bromine.

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Salawitch, R. Biogenic bromine. Nature 439, 275–277 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1038/439275a

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