« Back

Nitrous oxide in the northern Gulf of Aqaba and the central Red Sea


"Nitrous oxide (N2O) is a climate-relevant atmospheric trace gas. It is produced as an intermediate of the nitrogen cycle. The open and coastal oceans are major sources of atmospheric N2O. However, its oceanic distribution is still largely unknown. Here we present the first measurements of the water column distribution of N2O in the Gulf of Aqaba and the Red Sea. [...]"

Source: Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Authors: Hermann W.Bange et al.
DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2019.06.015

Read the full article here.