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Tempestuous transport

Nature Geoscience volume 1, pages 727728 (2008) | Download Citation

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Riverine transport of terrestrial organic carbon to the oceans exerts an important long-term control on atmospheric carbon dioxide levels. Tropical cyclones participate in this process by delivering recently fixed carbon to the sea.

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  1. Timothy I. Eglinton is in the Department of Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA.  teglinton@whoi.edu

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