Coccolith carbonate species fluxes and environmental data from sediment trap site M2U


Data Pangaea Guerreiro et al. 2021_M2U = Coccolith-CaCO₃ fluxes (mg/m²/d), Coccolith-CaCO₃ %, and Coccolith-% contribution to CaCO₃ flux of Calcidiscus leptoporus, Emilinia huxleyi, Florisphaera profunda, Gladiolithus flabellatus, Gephyrocapsa ericsonii, Gephyrocapsa muellerae, Gephyrocapsa oceanica, Helicosphaera spp., Umbellosphaera spp. Rhabdosphaera spp., Umbilicosphaera spp., Reticulofenestra sessilis, other taxa, total coccolith-CaCO₃. Auxiliary PIC (Particulate Inorganic Carbon) data from NASA's Ocean Biology Processing Group ( are also provided.

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Creator Guerreiro, Catarina V (ORCID: 0000-0001-8524-540X); Baumann, Karl-Heinz; Brummer, Geert-Jan A ORCID logo; Valente, André; Fischer, Gerhard ORCID logo; Ziveri, Patrizia ORCID logo; Brotas, Vanda ORCID logo; Stuut, Jan-Berend W ORCID logo
Publisher PANGAEA
Publication Year 2022
Funding Reference Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, Bonn Crossref Funder ID 03F0797A Trophic Transfer Efficiency in the Benguela Current; European Commission Crossref Funder ID 600411 COFUND Fellowships for Transnational Academic Careers; European Commission Crossref Funder ID 796802 Effects of atmospheric DUST deposition on COccolithophore production; European Commission Crossref Funder ID 810139 Portugal Twinning for innovation and excellence in marine science and Earth observation; European Commission Crossref Funder ID EAPA-165/2016 iFADO from ERDF funds of the INTERREG Atlantic Area Programme; European Research Council Crossref Funder ID 311152 Transatlantic fluxes of Saharan dust: changing climate through fertilising the ocean?; Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia Crossref Funder ID contract CEECIND/00752/2018/CP1534/CT0011 CHASE
Rights Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International;
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Resource Type Dataset
Format text/tab-separated-values
Size 1034 data points
Discipline Earth System Research
Spatial Coverage (-37.820 LON, 13.810 LAT); South Atlantic Ocean
Temporal Coverage Begin 2012-10-27T00:00:00Z
Temporal Coverage End 2013-10-30T00:00:00Z