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Document NameRapid Export of Organic Matter to the Mississippi Canyon
Document AuthorBianchi, T.S.
Short DescriptionLabile (readily open to chemical, physical, or biological change) sedimentary organic matter, pro­duced by in situ diatom production in the Mississippi River plume, is rapidly transported to the Mississippi Canyon.
CategorySubgroup 1: Characterization of the Cause(s) of Hypoxia
Publication Year2006

Bianchi et al 2006 EOS.pdf