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Lunar cycles and Iron Fertilization (LUCIFER)

Abstract: The project seeks to study the biogeochemical consequences of (1) the vertical mixing and the consequent planktonic bloom in the oceanic subtropical waters around the Canary Islands, (2) the influence of the lunar cycle observed in zooplankton in the transport of organic carbon towards the mesopelagic zone, and (3) the process of natural fertilization with iron promoted by the deposition of ... View entire text
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Start Date: 2009-01-01
Stop Date: 2011-12-31
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Instituto Espanol de Oceanografia Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Email: mjesus.garcia at
Phone: 34 928 45 29 07
Email: shernandez at
Contact Address:
Facultad de Ciencias del Mar, Campus Universitario de Tafira
City: Las Palmas de GC
Postal Code: 35017
Country: Spain
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-02-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23

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