New developments in the marine nitrogen cycle

Jay A. Brandes, Allan H. Devol, Curtis Deutsch

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The dynamics of the marine nitrogen cycle is reviewed with emphasis on new ways to fix nitrogen and new processes leading to N2 formation in sediments and suboxic/anoxic waters. Topics covered include the denitrification and the global marine N cycle, new developments in understanmding marine nitrogen fixation and the marine fixed nitrogen budget in light of the new processes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)577-589
Number of pages13
JournalChemical Reviews
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2007
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Chemistry


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