The Carbon Cycle 1: Production and Transformations of Organic Matter Under Aerobic Conditions

  • Ivan Valiela


This chapter highlights the dynamics of carbon in seawater under aerobic conditions, starting from a brief consideration of forms of inorganic carbon, and moves on to consider inputs, losses, and internal transformations of organic carbon.


Organic Matter Salt Marsh Dissolve Inorganic Carbon Particulate Organic Carbon Dissolve Organic Matter 
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© Springer-Verlag New York 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Distinguished Scientist The Ecosystems CenterMarine Biological LaboratoryWoods HoleUSA

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