Surprisingly, in view of the widespread interest in the behavior of iron in the ocean, there have been few attempts to construct a comprehensive set of estimates for the inputs of soluble iron to the global ocean (de Baar and de Jong, 2001; Tagliabue et al., 2010). At the start of the new millennium the most important external source to the Southern Ocean was thought to be aeolian dust but multiple sources are now known to occur (Cassar et al., 2007; Tagliabue et al., 2010) and a much more complex picture...

First Page Preview

First page PDF preview
You do not currently have access to this article.