Category: Nutrient Cycles

The Depths of Productivity: Exploring How Nutrient Cycles Drive Ocean Productivity

Ocean productivity refers to the amount of organic matter produced by photosynthetic organisms, such as phytoplankton, in the ocean. This productivity is essential to support diverse marine food webs and ultimately life on Earth. However, ocean productivity is not uniform throughout the ocean and varies significantly with depth. In this article, we will explore the

The Puzzle of Low Boron Levels in High Organic Matter Clay Soils: Exploring Nutrient Cycling Processes in Earth Science

Soils are complex ecosystems that are essential for plant growth and nutrient cycling. Nutrients such as boron (B) are important micronutrients required for plant growth and development. However, the availability of B in soils is often limited due to its low mobility and high reactivity with other soil components. In this article, we will explore