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Biogeochemistry

The great iron dump

The discovery that marine algal blooms deposit organic carbon to the deep ocean answers some — but not all — of the questions about whether fertilizing such blooms is a viable strategy for mitigating climate change. See Article p.313

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Figure 1: Ocean eddy.

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Buesseler, K. The great iron dump. Nature 487, 305–306 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1038/487305a

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