Budget of silicon in the world ocean

Range Table - link 1Tmol Si/year
Organism Biosphere
Reference Tréguer P et al., The silica balance in the world ocean: a reestimate. Science. 1995 Apr 21 268(5209):375-9. DOI: 10.1126/science.268.5209.375 p.378 table 1PubMed ID17746543
Comments P.378 middle column bottom paragraph: "Recent studies (refs 47-50) have refined regional components of FB [net deposit of biogenic silica in coastal and abyssal sediments] (Table 1). Excluding the deposits in estuaries, FB is now 7.1±1.8 Tmol Si/year." 1Tmol=1 teramole = 10^12 moles
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