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Posted: 21 January 2010
The exchange of gases between the oceans and the atmosphere has an important influence on climate Scientists have discovered that, in moderate conditions, the release of dimethyl sulphide (DMS), from the ocean surface increases linearly with wind speed The exchange of gases between the...
Posted: 11 January 2010
Echinoderms such as brittle stars bury significant amounts of carbon at the seabed when they die and decay (credit: SERPENT Project) The impact on levels of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere by the decaying remains of a group of marine creatures that includes starfish and sea urchin has been significantly underestimated...