CO2 control of Trichodesmium N2 fixation, photosynthesis, growth rates, and elemental ratios: Implications for past, present, and future ocean biogeochemistry

@article{Hutchins2007CO2CO,
  title={CO2 control of Trichodesmium N2 fixation, photosynthesis, growth rates, and elemental ratios: Implications for past, present, and future ocean biogeochemistry},
  author={David A. Hutchins and Fei-xue Fu and Y. Zhang and Mark E. Warner and Y. Feng and Kevin J. Portune and Peter W. Bernhardt and Margaret R. Mulholland},
  journal={Limnology and Oceanography},
  year={2007},
  volume={52}
}
Diazotrophic marine cyanobacteria in the genus Trichodesmium contribute a large fraction of the new nitrogen entering the oligotrophic oceans, but little is known about how they respond to shifts in global change variables such as carbon dioxide (CO2) and temperature. We compared Trichodesmium dinitrogen (N2) and CO2 fixation rates during steady‐state growth under past, current, and future CO2 scenarios, and at two relevant temperatures. At projected CO2 levels of year 2100 (76 Pa, 750 ppm), N2… 
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