A meta-analysis on environmental drivers of marine phytoplankton C : N : P

  title={A meta-analysis on environmental drivers of marine phytoplankton C : N : P},
  author={Tatsuro Tanioka and Katsumi Matsumoto},
Abstract. The elemental stoichiometry of marine phytoplankton plays a critical role in global biogeochemical cycles through its impact on nutrient cycling, secondary production, and carbon export. Although extensive laboratory experiments have been carried out over the years to assess the influence of different environmental drivers on the elemental composition of phytoplankton, a comprehensive quantitative assessment of the processes is still lacking. Here, we synthesized the responses of P:C… 
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