Improving Intercomparability of Marine Biogeochemical Time Series
Global Intercomparability in a Changing Ocean: An International Time-Series Methods Workshop; St. George's, Bermuda, 28–30 November 2012
Article first published online: 23 APR 2013
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Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Volume 94, Issue 17, page 160, 23 April 2013
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2013), Improving Intercomparability of Marine Biogeochemical Time Series, Eos Trans. AGU, 94(17), 160., , and (
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- ocean time-series;
- analytical methods;
- marine biogeochemistry;
- global change
Shipboard biogeochemical time series represent one of the most valuable tools scientists have to quantify marine elemental fluxes and associated biogeochemical processes and to understand their links to changing climate. They provide the long, temporally resolved data sets needed to characterize ocean climate, biogeochemistry, and ecosystem variability and change. However, to monitor and differentiate natural cycles and human-driven changes in the global oceans, time series methodologies must be transparent and intercomparable when possible. To review current shipboard biogeochemical time series sampling and analytical methods, the International Ocean Carbon Coordination Project (IOCCP; http://www.ioccp.org/) and the Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry Program (http://www.us-ocb.org/) convened an international ocean time series workshop at the Bermuda Institute for Ocean Sciences.