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By Dennis A. Hansell, Craig A. Carlson

Curiosity in marine dissolved natural topic (DOM) is especially excessive since it performs a major function in oceanic and worldwide carbon biking, which in flip affects climate. knowing the tactics taken with the ameliorations of carbon, phosphorus, nitrogen, and different significant parts within the oceans has been a first-rate target of marine biogeochemists and oceanographers during the last decade.This booklet, in sixteen chapters with over a hundred and seventy figures and tables, reviews at the significant advances during this zone via a unusual staff of foreign chemical and organic oceanographers. also, it specializes in the function of DOM in elemental biking - the place the best informational want at present exists. organic biking of the most important parts via DOM is classed all through, with specific emphasis at the function of marine microbes as lively brokers within the processing of this materialThe ocean technology community's advances for inclusion of DOM in either atmosphere and international movement versions are evaluated

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