SCOR WG 71
Particulate Biogeochemical Processes
Chair: S. Krishnaswami (India)
Other Full Members: M. Bacon (USA), Patrick Buat-Menard (France), Scott Fowler (Monaco), G. Knauer (USA), I. McCave (UK), Y. Nozaki (Japan), and Roland Wollast (Belgium)
Terms of Reference
- To attempt to delineate the principle particulate transport processes which control the trace element and nutrient elements' distribution in the open ocean.
- To clarify the definition of terms and processes used to describe particulate material in the ocean and to suggest the most appropriate methodology for the study of the material defined above.
- To ascertain the possibility of determining particulate fluxes of elements and organic matter to different depths in the sea.
- To prepare within two years a state-of-the-art report on the particulate processes.
Financial Sponsor: SCOR
Particulate Biogeochemical Processes. Report of SCOR Working Group 71. 1988. SCOR Report Series No. 1