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  • Does a ballast effect occur in the surface ocean? 

    Sanders, Richard J.; Morris, Paul J.; Poulton, Alex J.; Stinchcombe, Mark C.; Charalampopoulou, Anastasia; Lucas, Mike I.; Thomalla, Sandy J. (American Geophysical Union, 2010-04-29)
    The oceanic biological carbon pump (BCP), a large (10 GT C yr−1) component of the global carbon cycle, is dominated by the sinking (export) of particulate organic carbon (POC) from surface waters. In the deep ocean, strong ...