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Biogeochemical regimes in focus

The ocean's biological pump transfers carbon to long-term storage in deep waters and sediments. Two inverse modelling studies describe the export of organic matter throughout the surface layer of the world's oceans in exceptional detail.

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Figure 1: Nutrient cycling in the ocean.


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