Halocarbon emissions from marine phytoplankton and climate change

  title={Halocarbon emissions from marine phytoplankton and climate change},
  author={Yong-Kian Lim and Siew‐Moi Phang and Nurudeen Abdul Rahman and William T Sturges and Gillian Malin},
  journal={International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology},
  • Yong-Kian Lim, S. Phang, G. Malin
  • Published 9 January 2017
  • Environmental Science
  • International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology
Long-lived and short-lived halocarbons have long been known for their adverse effects on atmospheric chemistry, especially ozone depletion that may be directly or indirectly influenced by global climate change. Marine organisms including phytoplankton contribute shorter-lived halocarbon compounds to the atmosphere. Oceans cover more than 70% of the Earth’s surface making the marine phytoplankton a significant presence. Changes in the environment will inevitably affect this widely distributed… 
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