Global oceanic rate of respiration below depth of 1,000m

Value 2 µl O2/liter/year
Organism Biosphere
Reference del Giorgio PA, Duarte CM. Respiration in the open ocean. Nature. 2002 Nov 28 420(6914):379-84 DOI: 10.1038/nature01165 p.380 left column top paragraphPubMed ID12459775
Primary Source [31] Fiadeiro, M. E. & Craig, H. Three-dimensional modeling of tracers in the deep Pacific Ocean: I. Salinity and oxygen. J. Mar. Res. 36, 323–355 (1978)
Comments P.380 left column top paragraph: "Fiadeiro and Craig (primary source) calculated a rate of respiration below 1,000 m of 2 µl O2/l/yr, similar to other estimates available for the ocean interior (refs 19, 32)."
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