Robotic Observations of Dust Storm Enhancement of Carbon Biomass in the North Pacific

  title={Robotic Observations of Dust Storm Enhancement of Carbon Biomass in the North Pacific},
  author={J. K. B. Bishop and Russ E. Davis and Jeffrey T. Sherman},
  pages={817 - 821}
Two autonomous robotic profiling floats deployed in the subarctic North Pacific on 10 April 2001 provided direct records of carbon biomass variability from surface to 1000 meters below surface at daily and diurnal time scales. Eight months of real-time data documented the marine biological response to natural events, including hydrographic changes, multiple storms, and the April 2001 dust event. High-frequency observations of upper ocean particulate organic carbon variability show a near… 
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