Can the buildup of anthropogenic CO2 in the atmosphere be reduced significantly by fertilizing the surface southern ocean waters with iron? There aremany issues that need to be addressed in answering this question. Is iron scarcity indeed the dominant process limiting biological uptake of carbon, as hasbeen suggested by Martin [e.g., Martin et al., 199O]?
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Global and Planetary Change
- Environmental Chemistry
- General Environmental Science
- Atmospheric Science