Oxygen production and consumption in sediments determined at high spatial resolution by computer simulation of oxygen microelectrode data l

  title={Oxygen production and consumption in sediments determined at high spatial resolution by computer simulation of oxygen microelectrode data l},
  author={Niels Peter Revsbech and Bent Lauge Madsen and B J{\o}rgensen},
  journal={Limnology and Oceanography},
Microprofiles of oxygen and oxygenic photosynthesis were measured in a photosynthetically active sediment by an oxygen microelectrode. The di&.tsion coefficient of oxygen in the uppermost 1 mm of the sediment was determined in poisoned sediment by microelectrode measurement of changes in the oxygen profile during nonsteady state conditions. The experimentally obtained data were inserted into computer models to calculate the vertical profile of the oxygen consumption rate. The calculations… 

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