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Image : WELCOME TO THE OCB OCEAN FERTILIZATION WEBSITE


There is still great uncertainty surrounding ocean fertilization, or the addition of nutrients to the surface ocean to stimulate phytoplankton activity, thus increasing ocean CO2 uptake. Much more research is needed to understand the implications of ocean fertilization for marine ecosystems. (Image Credit: Hannes Grobe 21:52, 12 August 2006 (UTC), Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany)

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Last updated: February 11, 2010