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Study resolves controversy over nitrogen's ocean "exit strategies" (Science)
Description: A decades-long debate over how nitrogen is removed from the ocean may now be settled by new research findings. The debate centers on how nitrogen - one of the most important food sources for ocean life and a controller of atmospheric carbon dioxide - becomes converted to a form that can exit the ocean and return to the atmosphere where it is reused in the global nitrogen cycle. [Source: Princeton Journal Watch]
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Source: Princeton Journal Watch
Publish Date: 5/2/2014
Reading Level: Basic
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