Estimation of iron solubility from observations and a global aerosol model

  title={Estimation of iron solubility from observations and a global aerosol model},
  author={Chao Luo and Natalie M. Mahowald and Nicholas Meskhidze and Yaw-Lin Chen and Ronald L. Siefert and Alex R. Baker and Anne M. Johansen},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research},
[1] Mineral aerosol deposition is the dominant source of iron to the open ocean. Soil iron is typically insoluble and understanding the atmospheric processes that convert insoluble iron to the more soluble forms observed over the oceans is crucial. In this paper, we model several proposed processes for the conversion of Fe(III) to Fe(II), and compare with cruise observations. The comparisons show that the model results in similar averaged magnitudes of iron solubility as measured during 8… 
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