Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology

, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp 137–144 | Cite as

Dissolved organic carbon in the East China Sea in autumn

  • Zhang Zheng-bin
  • Wang Jiang-tao
  • Liu Lian-sheng


Dissolved organic carbon (DOC) in the East China Sea in autumn was determined using the UV/persulphate method. DOC distribution tended to decrease gradually from northwest to soubeast. DOC concentration varied from 40 μmmol/L to 170 μmmol/L. DOC distribution in the East China Sea is mainly affected by continental input and mixing of water masses. It was found that DOC and salinity in the 32°N section correlated obviously.

Key words

DOC distribution East China Sea 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhang Zheng-bin
    • 1
  • Wang Jiang-tao
    • 1
  • Liu Lian-sheng
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Marine ChemistryOcean University of QingdaoQingdao

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