Articles | Volume 10, issue 3
Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 539–553, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-539-2019
Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 539–553, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-539-2019

Research article 06 Sep 2019

Research article | 06 Sep 2019

Ocean phosphorus inventory: large uncertainties in future projections on millennial timescales and their consequences for ocean deoxygenation

Tronje P. Kemena et al.

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Oceanic deoxygenation is driven by climate change in several areas of the global ocean. Measurements indicate that ocean volumes with very low oxygen levels expand, with consequences for marine organisms and fishery. We found climate-change-driven phosphorus (P) input in the ocean is hereby an important driver for deoxygenation on longer timescales with effects in the next millennia.
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