Ocean Iron Cycle

  1. Corinne Le Quéré and
  2. Eric S. Saltzman
  1. Philip W. Boyd

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000775

Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Processes

Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Processes

How to Cite

Boyd, P. W. (2009) Ocean Iron Cycle, in Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Processes (eds C. L. Quéré and E. S. Saltzman), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2008GM000775

Author Information

  1. National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Centre for Chemical and Physical Oceanography, Department of Chemistry, Dunedin, New Zealand

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

  • Iron Chemistry

  • Oceanic Sources of Iron

  • The Biogeochemical Cycle of Iron: Case Study, FeCycle

  • Mesoscale Iron-Enrichment Experiments