Marine planktonic net primary productivity

Value 47.5 PgC/year
Organism phytoplankton
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Primary Source Field CB, Behrenfeld MJ, Randerson JT, Falkowski P. Primary production of the biosphere: integrating terrestrial and oceanic components. Science. 1998 Jul 10 281(5374):237-40.PubMed ID9657713
Comments "Essentially all of the marine planktonic net primary productivity (47.5 PgC/yr primary source) involved organisms with CCMs (Carbon concentrating mechanisms), and CCMs also occur in many of the organisms contributing to coastal benthic net primary productivity (c. 1PgC/yr primary source)." Peta=10^15
Entered by Uri M
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