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- Zang, Jiaye, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Biogeochemistry 2016 v.130 no.1-2 pp. 85-101
- Bacillariophyceae; atmospheric deposition; biogeochemistry; groundwater; marine ecosystems; primary productivity; rivers; runoff; sediments; silica; silicon; East China Sea; Yellow Sea
- ... Silicon (Si) is essential for growth of diatoms and other siliceous organisms, and plays a key role in marine ecosystems. We established a Si budget for the Bohai Sea and Yellow Sea (BSYS) on the basis of dissolved silicate (DSi) and biogenic silica (BSi) concentration measurements in two major rivers and in the water column and sediment of BSYS, and additional data from literature. The results sh ...