Nitrogen Fixation in Denitrified Marine Waters

  title={Nitrogen Fixation in Denitrified Marine Waters},
  author={Camila I. Fern{\'a}ndez and Laura Far{\'i}as and Osvaldo Ulloa},
  booktitle={PloS one},
Nitrogen fixation is an essential process that biologically transforms atmospheric dinitrogen gas to ammonia, therefore compensating for nitrogen losses occurring via denitrification and anammox. Currently, inputs and losses of nitrogen to the ocean resulting from these processes are thought to be spatially separated: nitrogen fixation takes place primarily in open ocean environments (mainly through diazotrophic cyanobacteria), whereas nitrogen losses occur in oxygen-depleted intermediate… CONTINUE READING
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