iron fertilization

Iron fertilization boosting toxin-producing algae growth in open ocean: Study


November 9th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that certain toxin-producing algae are incredibly responsive to iron, often becoming dominant in algal blooms that result from iron fertilization.Blooms of diatoms in ... Read more...

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Natural iron fertilization can lock atmospheric CO2 in the ocean


January 31st, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that natural iron fertilization can lock atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) in the ocean.The research, conducted by an international team ... Read more...

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Indian scientists conduct anti-warming experiment in Antarctic Ocean


January 28th, 2009 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 28 (DPA) Indian and German scientists began strewing iron powder on hundreds of square kilometres of the Antarctic ocean in a momentous experiment that may yield a solution to the ... Read more...

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Indo-German ocean fertilization experiment whips up storm of protest


January 10th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): An Indo-German research ship that is planning an ocean fertilization experiment in the Antarctic Ocean has whipped up a storm of protest.According to a report in Nature ... Read more...

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Nutrients from Amazon River drive carbon capture in the deep tropical ocean


July 22nd, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A multi-year study has revealed that nutrients from the Amazon River spread well beyond the continental shelf and drive carbon capture in the deep ocean, namely the ... Read more...

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