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How the Ocean Loses Nitrogen: Scientists Identify Key Factor That Controls Nitrogen Availability in the Ocean

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Science Daily

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2013-02-25

Feb. 24, 2013 — During an expedition to the South Pacific Ocean, scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen, along with their colleagues from the GEOMAR and Christian-Albrechts University in Kiel, discovered that organic matter derived from decaying algae regulates nitrogen loss from the Ocean's oxygen minimum zones.

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http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/02/130224142723.htm