Ocean Nutrients

  1. Corinne Le Quéré and
  2. Eric S. Saltzman
  1. Philip W. Boyd1 and
  2. Catriona L. Hurd2

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2008GM000844

Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Processes

Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Processes

How to Cite

Boyd, P. W. and Hurd, C. L. (2009) Ocean Nutrients, in Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Processes (eds C. L. Quéré and E. S. Saltzman), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2008GM000844

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Centre for Chemical and Physical Oceanography, Department of Chemistry, University of OtagoDunedin, New Zealand

  2. 2

    Department of Botany, University of OtagoDunedin, 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

  • Macronutrients and Phytoplankton

  • Nutrient Supply Versus Demand the Modern Ocean

  • The Biogeochemical Cycle of Nitrogen

  • Flexing the Redfield Ratio: From Cultures to the Oligotrophic Ocean

  • Silica: The bodybuilder

  • Macronutrients in the Ocean: Future Trends