Biogeochemical cycling of iron and phosphorus under low oxygen conditions

Doctoral thesis OPEN
Lomnitz, Ulrike;
  • Subject: Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences | phosphorus, iron, oxygen minimum zone, benthic flux, diffusive flux,feedback loop, glauconite | Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
    • ddc: ddc:550

Benthic release of the key nutrients iron (Fe) and phosphorus (P) is enhanced from sediments that are impinged by oxygen-deficient bottom waters due to its diminished retention capacity for such redox sensitive elements. Suboxic to anoxic and sometimes even euxinic cond... View more
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