Nitrogen removal in marine environments : recent findings and future research challenges

@inproceedings{Hulth2013NitrogenRI,
  title={Nitrogen removal in marine environments : recent findings and future research challenges},
  author={Stefan Hulth and Robert Curwood Aller and Donald E Canfield and Tage Dalsgaard and Pia Engstr and Franck Gilbert and Kristina Sundb and Bo Thamdrup},
  year={2013}
}
Respiratory reduction of nitrate (denitrification) is recognized as the most important process converting biologically available (fixed) nitrogen to N2. In current N cycle models, a major proportion of global marine denitrification (50–70%) is assumed to take place on the sea floor, particularly in organic rich continental margin sediments. Recent observations indicate that present conceptual views of denitrification and pathways of nitrate reduction and N2 formation are incomplete. Alternative… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 24 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 152 references

The oceanic fixed nitrogen and nitrous oxide budgets: moving targets as we enter the anthropocene

  • L. A. Codispoti, J. A. Brandes, +4 authors T. Yoshinary
  • Sci. Mar
  • 2001
Highly Influential
15 Excerpts

Planar optrodes: a new tool for fine scale measurements of two dimensional O2 distribution in benthic communities

  • R. N. Glud, N. B. Ramsing, J. K. Gundersen, I. Klimant
  • Marine Ecology. Progress Series
  • 1996
Highly Influential
8 Excerpts

Chemical observations in some anoxic, sulfide-bearing basins and fjords

  • F. A. Richards
  • Proceedings of the Second International Water…
  • 1965
Highly Influential
10 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…