Publications 2021

Quantifying Importance of Macrobenthos for Benthic-Pelagic Coupling in a Temperate Coastal Shelf Sea

Zhang, W., Neumann, A., Daewel, U., Wirtz, K., van Beusekom, J. E. E., Eisele, A., Ma, M., Schrum, C., 2021, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans.

Quantifying the driving mechanisms behind the distinct annual cycle of benthic oxygen fluxes in the German Bight. A novel benthic-pelagic coupled 3D model reconstructs benthic states considering the interactions between macrobenthos, bioturbation, oxygen consumption and early carbon diagenesis.