How oceans absorb and release greenhouse gases
The ocean is a natural sink for CO2 and other climate gases. Quantifying the exchange of gases between the ocean and the atmosphere can provide pivotal insights into climate systems; however, this is challenging to do. Addressing this, the EU-funded BOOGIE project will shed light on how the ocean's organic skin layer modulates this exchange and its importance for estimating intrinsic oceanic sinks and sources of greenhouse gases. The project will focus on a land-ocean transect from South America toward the African continent and investigate organic matter control of the air-water gas exchange.
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