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Researchers Document Acceleration of Ocean Denitrification During Deglaciation


June 2, 2013

earth and environment graphic As ice sheets melted during the deglaciation of the last ice age and global oceans warmed, oceanic oxygen levels decreased and "denitrification" accelerated by 30 to 120 percent, a new international study shows, creating oxygen-poor marine regions and throwing the oceanic nitrogen cycle off balance. Full Story

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