Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
EARTH Lesson Plan
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Biological Pump Slideshow
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This Web slide show will take students step-by-step through the processes that are involved the biological pump.  Students will be encouraged to think about how the pump will react to various changes in the environment, and how availability of nutrients such as nitrate and iron affect the amount of carbon dioxide that is eventually sequestered in the deep oceans.

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Last updated: Jul. 10, 2012