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Investigating Dissolved Black Carbon in the South China Sea

Organic matter in the oceans in the form of dissolved black carbon can provide clues about long-term marine carbon cycle patterns, but not much data is available on the geochemical behavior of dissolved black carbon. To unlock more information, a group of scientists processed 86 seawater samples from South China Sea waters during the prevailing southwest monsoon season in southern Asia.

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