Widespread phytoplankton blooms triggered by 2019–2020 Australian wildfires

Widespread phytoplankton blooms triggered by 2019–2020 Australian wildfires

Nature, Published online: 15 September 2021; doi:10.1038/s41586-021-03805-8

Oceanic deposition of wildfire aerosols can enhance marine productivity, as supported here by satellite and in situ profiling floats data showing that emissions from the 2019–2020 Australian wildfires fuelled phytoplankton blooms in the Southern Ocean.
Source: Nature