Exploiting satellite earth observation to quantify current global oceanic DMS flux and its future climate sensitivity

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Land, PE; Shutler, J; Bell, TG; Yang, M;
(2014)

We used coincident Envisat RA2 and AATSR temperature and wind speed data from 2008/2009 to calculate the global net sea-air flux of dimethyl sulfide (DMS), which we estimate to be 19.6 Tg S a21. Our monthly flux calculations are compared to open ocean eddy correlation m... View more
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