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SOEE5232M
Biogeochemical Cycles Reading List (for SOEE3110, SOEE5232M and GEOG3877)

Biogeochemical Cycles of the Earth System, 2017/18, Semester 1, 2
Dr Caroline Peacock
C.L.Peacock@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Please note, further reading will be added for as term progresses.

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Week 1

For Discussion

Lenton, T. M. and Wilkinson, D. M., 2003. Developing the Gaia theory - A response to the criticisms of Kirchner and Volk. Climatic Change. 58, 1-12.

Kirchner, J. W., 2002. The Gaia hypothesis: Fact, theory, and wishful thinking. Climatic Change. 52, 391-408.

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Week 2

For Discussion

You are assigned to find a modelling study from the literature. See lecture slides for further information.

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Week 3

For Discussion

Jones, J. A. A., 2010, Water sustainability : a global perspective, Hodder Education, London, Chapter 10

Background Reading

Sitch, S., Drake, F., 2014, The changing water cycle, in Holden, J. (Ed), Water resources : an integrated approach, Routledge, London, 19-48

Jones, J. A. A., 2010, Water sustainability : a global perspective, Hodder Education, London, Chapter 11

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Week 4

For Discussion

Ahlstrom, A., Schurgers, G., Arneth, A., Smith, B., 2012, Robustness and uncertainty in terrestrial ecosystem carbon response to CMIP5 climate change projections. Environmental research letters 7, 1-9.

Background Reading

http://www.ipcc.ch/publicatio ns_and_data/ar4/wg1/en/ch7.html (PDF available on VLE)

Phillips O. L., et al., 1998, Changes in the Carbon balance of tropical forests: evidence from long-term plots. Science. 282, 439-442.

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Week 5

For Discussion

Takahashi et al., 2009, Climatological mean and decadal change in surface ocean pCO2, and net sea–air CO2 flux over the global oceans, Deep sea research. Part II, Topical studies in oceanography., 56, 554-577.

Background Reading

Chester R., Jickells T., 2012, Marine Geochemistry, Chichister, Wiley-Blackwell. Chapter 8 is a good introduction to air-sea gas exchange, and chapter 9 summarises the internal oceanic C cycle, including the chemistry of dissolved CO2.

Gattuso J. P., Hansson L., 2011, Ocean acidification: Background and History, in Ocean acidification (Gattuso J. P., Hansson L., eds), Oxford, UK, Oxfrod University Press. Introductory chapter to a book which contains the most up to date collection of ocean acidification research so far. (available on VLE)

Caldeira K., 2005, Ocean model predictions of chemistry changes from carbon dioxide emissions to the atmosphere and ocean. Journal of geophysical research.. 110 C09S04

Hall-Spencer, J. M., et al., 2008, Volcanic carbon dioxide vents show ecosystem effects of ocean acidification. Nature.. 454, 96-99.

Herzog H., Caldeira K., Adams E., 2001, Carbon sequestration by direct injection. Resources, Academic Press. (available on VLE)

Tagliabue A., Bopp L., Gehlen M., 2011, The response of marine carbon and nutrient cycles to ocean acidification: large uncertainties related to phytoplankton physiological assumptions, Global biogeochemical cycles. 25, GB3017.

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Week 9

For Discussion

Naqvi, S. W. A., Voss, M., Montoya, J. P., 2008, Recent advances in the biogeochemistry of nitrogen in the ocean, Biogeosciences. 5, 1033-1041

Background Reading

Smil V. (1997) Global Population and the Nitrogen Cycle, Scientific American., July 1997, 76-81.

Gruber N. and J. L. Sarmiento (1997) Global Patterns of marine nitrogen fixation and denitrification, Global biogeochemical cycles..

Mylona P., K. Pawlowski, and T. Bisseling (1995) Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation, The plant cell. 7, 869-885.

Galloway J. et al. (2008) Transformations of the Nitrogen Cycle: Recent Trends, Questions and potential solutions, Science. 320, 889-892.

Deutsch, C., Sarmiento, J. L., Sigman, D. M., Gruber, N., Dunne, J. P., 2007, Satial coupling of nitrogen inputs and losses in the ocean. Nature. 445, 163-167.

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Week 10

Filipelli 2008, The global Phosphorus Cycle, Past, Present and Future, Elements : An International Magazine of Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Petrology, vol. 4, p. 89–95

Paytan & Laughlin 2007, The Oceanic Phosphorus Cycle, Chemical Reviews.., 107, 563-576

Viktorsson et al., 2013, Phosphorous recycling in sediments of the central Baltic Sea, Biogeosciences. 10, 3901-3916

This list was last updated on 20/09/2017