Air-Sea Gas Exchange

  1. Corinne Le Quéré and
  2. Eric S. Saltzman
  1. P. D. Nightingale

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000774

Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Processes

Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Processes

How to Cite

Nightingale, P. D. (2009) Air-Sea Gas Exchange, in Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Processes (eds C. L. Quéré and E. S. Saltzman), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2008GM000774

Author Information

  1. Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Prospect Place, West Hoe, Plymouth, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904771

Online ISBN: 9781118670330



  • Ocean-atmosphere interaction;
  • Atmospheric chemistry;
  • Climatic changes


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Air-Sea Gas Exchange Models and Theory

  • Laboratory Studies of Air-Water Gas Exchange

  • Large-Scale Estimates of Air-Sea Gas Transfer

  • Local Techniques and Measurements

  • Micrometeorological Techniques and Measurements

  • Parameterizations of Air-Sea Gas Transfer

  • Future Work