Summary of CaCO3 flux estimates for the ocean

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Organism Biosphere
Reference Doney SC, Fabry VJ, Feely RA, Kleypas JA. Ocean acidification: the other CO2 problem. Ann Rev Mar Sci. 2009 1: 169-92. p.181 table 1PubMed ID21141034
Primary Source Berelson WM, Balch WM, Najjar R, Feely RA, Sabine C, Lee K. 2007. Relating estimates of CaCO3 production, export, and dissolution in the water column to measurements of CaCO3 rain into sediment traps and dissolution on the sea floor: a revised global carbonate budget. Glob. Biogeochem. Cycles 21 AND Honjo S, Manganini SJ, Krishfield RA, Francois R. 2008. Particulate organic carbon fluxes to the ocean interior and factors controlling the biological pump: a synthesis of global sediment trap programs since 1983. Prog. Oceanogr. 76 :217–85
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