Some 80 natural and social scientists from several countries, along with environmental advocates, business representatives, policymakers, legal experts, economists, and journalists, gathered at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution on September 26-26, 2007, to discuss the pros and cons of ocean iron fertilization as a means to mediate global warming. Articles in this Oceanus summarize the wide range of issues raised at the conference.
Should we add iron to the sea to help reduce greenhouse gases in the air?
The uncertainties and unintended consequences of manipulating ecosystems
Other lines of evidence inform the debate on ocean iron fertilization