IOC Sub-Commission

for the Western Pacific (WESTPAC)

Objectives

 

 

i. To investigate the impacts of Asian dust on biogeochemistry and productivity in marine ecosystem.

ii. To determine transport path of Asian dust and its deposition flux to the western Pacific.

Expected outcomes

i. Realize the correlation of Asian dust with primary productivity in the western Pacific.

ii. Improve understanding of solubility and bioavailability of nutrient in dust aerosol.

 

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