Difference between revisions of "Feedback on Silicate"

From JModels
Jump to: navigation, search
 
(2 intermediate revisions by the same user not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
 +
[[Image:feedback_on_highSi.jpg|right|thumb|200px|Chain of events set in motion by high levels of dissolved silicate in seawater, leading to a return towards lower values]]
 +
 +
[[Image:feedback_on_lowSi.jpg|right|thumb|200px|Chain of events set in motion by high levels of dissolved silicate in seawater, leading to a return towards lower values]]
 +
 +
 
This stabilising feedback is part of wider pattern whereby phytoplankton removal keeps certain elements at anomalously low concentrations in seawater ([[Plundered Nutrients|'''click here for further explanation''']]).
 
This stabilising feedback is part of wider pattern whereby phytoplankton removal keeps certain elements at anomalously low concentrations in seawater ([[Plundered Nutrients|'''click here for further explanation''']]).
  
Line 6: Line 11:
  
 
==Further reading==
 
==Further reading==
* Tyrrell, T. (1999).  [http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v400/n6744/abs/400525a0.html The relative influences of nitrogen and phosphorus on oceanic primary production].  ''Nature'' '''400''', 525–531.
+
* Yool, A. & Tyrrell, T. (2003).  [http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2003/2002GB002018.shtml Role of diatoms in regulating the ocean's silicon cycle].  ''Global Biogeochemical Cycles'' '''17''', 1103, doi:10.1029/2002GB002018.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
Line 13: Line 18:
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silicon Description of the chemical element silicon], [[Wikipedia]]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silicon Description of the chemical element silicon], [[Wikipedia]]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silicon_cycle Description of the silicon cycle], [[Wikipedia]]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silicon_cycle Description of the silicon cycle], [[Wikipedia]]
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phosphorus Description of the chemical element phosphorus], [[Wikipedia]]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phosphorus_cycle Description of the phosphorus cycle], [[Wikipedia]]
 
  
 
[[Category:Stabilisation]]
 
[[Category:Stabilisation]]
 
[[Category:Silicon model]]
 
[[Category:Silicon model]]
 
[[Category:Negative Feedback]]
 
[[Category:Negative Feedback]]

Latest revision as of 08:30, 22 April 2008

File:Feedback on highSi.jpg
Chain of events set in motion by high levels of dissolved silicate in seawater, leading to a return towards lower values
File:Feedback on lowSi.jpg
Chain of events set in motion by high levels of dissolved silicate in seawater, leading to a return towards lower values


This stabilising feedback is part of wider pattern whereby phytoplankton removal keeps certain elements at anomalously low concentrations in seawater (click here for further explanation).

Other related pages

Further reading

External links