COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Desert dust feeds deep ocean life
Description: Marine scientists have a better answer for why the deep ocean is blue while coastal waters are usually green, as well as a better handle on the more complex questions about the ocean's role in the absorbing of carbon dioxide we're pumping into the atmosphere. The insight comes as scientists measure levels of iron dissolved in the Atlantic ocean and trace the metal back to its source. [Source: The Daily Climate]
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Source: The Daily Climate
Publish Date: 7/16/2014
Reading Level: Basic
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