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Strong relationship between DMS and the solar radiation dose over the global surface ocean.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17255509     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Marine biogenic dimethylsulfide (DMS) is the main natural source of tropospheric sulfur, which may play a key role in cloud formation and albedo over the remote ocean. Through a global data analysis, we found that DMS concentrations are highly positively correlated with the solar radiation dose in the upper mixed layer of the open ocean, irrespective of latitude, plankton biomass, or temperature. This is a necessary condition for the feasibility of a negative feedback in which light-attenuating DMS emissions are in turn driven by the light dose received by the pelagic ecosystem.
Sergio M Vallina; Rafel Simó
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Science (New York, N.Y.)     Volume:  315     ISSN:  1095-9203     ISO Abbreviation:  Science     Publication Date:  2007 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-01-26     Completed Date:  2007-02-06     Revised Date:  2007-03-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404511     Medline TA:  Science     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  506-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Institut de Ciències del Mar (CSIC), Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta 37-49, 08003 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Atlantic Ocean
Mediterranean Sea
Phytoplankton* / metabolism
Sulfides / analysis*,  metabolism
Ultraviolet Rays
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Sulfides; 75-18-3/dimethyl sulfide

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