Carbon and nitrogen cycling in the Zhubi coral reef lagoon of the South China Sea as revealed by 210Po and 210Pb.

@article{Yang2011CarbonAN,
  title={Carbon and nitrogen cycling in the Zhubi coral reef lagoon of the South China Sea as revealed by 210Po and 210Pb.},
  author={Weifeng Yang and Yun Peng Huang and Mengli Chen and Yuanshan Sandy Qiu and Hong-Bo Li and Lin Zhang},
  journal={Marine pollution bulletin},
  year={2011},
  volume={62 5},
  pages={
          905-11
        }
}
The radionuclides (210)Po and (210)Pb were examined to trace the cycling of particulate organic carbon (POC) and particulate organic nitrogen (PON) in the Zhubi coral reef lagoon. The net export flux of POC to the open sea is 14 mg Cm(-2) d(-1). However, the net exchange of PON has not yet been observed. On average, the vertical export fluxes in the lagoon of POC and PON, as derived from (210)Po/(210)Pb disequilibria, are 43 mg Cm(-2) d(-1) and 13.8 mg Nm(-2) d(-1), respectively. The deficit of… CONTINUE READING
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