Simulation of primary production and export è uxes in the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea

  title={Simulation of primary production and export {\`e} uxes in the Northwestern Mediterranean Sea},
  author={Marina L{\'e}vy and Laurent Memery and Jean-Michel Andr{\'e}},
  journal={Journal of Marine Research},
A biogeochemical model, BIOMELL (BIOgeochemical Model of the Euphotic Layer of Lodyc), has been developed to simulate the temporal evolution of the main nitrogen stocks and e uxes at the DyFAMed station (Dynamique des FluxAtmospheriques en Mediterranee), located in the Northwest- ern Mediterranean Sea. This mainly oligotrophic region is characterized by a strong seasonal cycle, and a signie cant export of dissolved organic matter compared to the particulate export measured by sediment traps… 
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