Average Annual Carbon Deposition, 1998-2001

Average Annual Carbon Deposition, 1998-2001

This product estimates average annual particulate organic carbon flux (in gC m-2 yr-1) deposited on the ocean bottom between 1998 and 2001, with continental margins outlined in white at the 2,000-m depth contour. Credit: F.E. Muller-Karger, University of South Florida; R. Varela, EstaciĆ³n de Investigaciones Marinas de Margarita; R. Thunell, University of South Carolina; R. Luerssen, University of South Florida; C. Hu, University of South Florida; and J.J. Walsh, University of South Florida (reproduced from Geophysical Research Letters with permission from the American Geophysical Union).

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Carbon Cycle