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This unit introduces students to biogeochemical processes that influence the marine carbon cycle, including its role in the control of atmospheric CO2 concentrations and the influence of CO2 emissions in increasing the acidity of the ocean. The course introduces chemical approaches to the study of phytoplankton, the organisms at the base of the food web in the ocean, including simple numerical models of their productivity and population dynamics. Students will be exposed to fundamental concepts and techniques in marine biogeochemistry.
|Unit name||Marine Biogeochemistry|
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
|Discipline||Centre for Oceans and Cryosphere|
Dr Zanna Chase
|Available as student elective?||No|
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1 week intensive course (5 days) consisting of lectures and tutorial classes. Typically there will be 15-20 hours of lectures and 15-20 hours of tutorial classes.
Submittable laboratory/class work (60%) and a project report (40%). Students must pass both components to pass the unit.
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Ocean Biogeochemical Dynamics by J. Sarmiento and N. Gruber
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