publication . Article . Other literature type . 2010

Natural iron enrichment around the Antarctic Peninsula in the Southern Ocean

Henrietta Dulai;
Open Access
  • Published: 05 Jan 2010
<jats:p>Abstract. As part of the US-AMLR program in January-February of 2006, 99 stations in the South Shetland Islands-Antarctic Peninsula region were sampled to understand the variability in hydrographic and biological properties related to the abundance and distribution of krill in this area. Concentrations of dissolved iron (DFe) and total acid-leachable iron (TaLFe) were measured in the upper 150 m at 16 of these stations (both coastal and pelagic waters) to better resolve the factors limiting primary production in this area and in downstream waters of the Scotia Sea. The concentrations of DFe and TaLFe in the upper mixed layer (UML) were relatively high in...
free text keywords: Earth-Surface Processes, Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics, Ecology, QH540-549.5, Life, QH501-531, Geology, QE1-996.5
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