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effect of surface films on gas exchange across the air/sea interface.

F. Martinelli

effect of surface films on gas exchange across the air/sea interface.

by F. Martinelli

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Published by University of East Anglia in Norwich .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of East Anglia, School of Environmental Sciences, 1979.

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Open LibraryOL13845910M

In The Role of Air-Sea Gas Exchange in Geochemical Cycling (ed. Buat-Menard, P.), pp. – Hingham, MA: Reidel. Hingham, MA: Reidel. Merlivat, L. and Memery, L. () Gas exchange across an air-water interface: experimental results and modeling of the bubble contribution to : Steven Emerson, John Hedges. 1. Explain the Laminar Stagnant Boundary Layer model for air-sea gas exchange 2. Describe the physical and biological factors affecting air-sea gas exchange 3. Explain why current parameterizations relate air-sea gas exchange to wind speed, and how the parameterizations are used Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs).

The troposphere, however, is a mixture of many gases and the basic driving force for exchange of gas across the air-sea interface is the difference in gas concentration, or partial pressure, between the two media. The flux, F, of a gas across the interface into the ocean is often written as. Fig. a. Calculate the % saturation for O2 and Ar in the surface layer at your site. moles/kg and moles/kg respectively; % and % saturation. b. Calculate the air-sea gas exchange using the stagnant boundary layer model. Assume that DO2 = x cm2 s-1, D Ar = x cm2 s-1, and z (the stagnant boundary layer thickness) = 3 Size: 99KB.

The gas exchange fluxes of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) across the air−water interface of southern Chesapeake Bay were calculated using a modified two-film exchange model. Sampling covered the period January −June for five sites on the southern Chesapeake Bay ranging from rural to urban and highly industrialized. Simultaneous air and water samples were collected, and.   The vertical flux of trace gases across the air−sea interface is a complex function of both atmospheric and oceanic processes, where gas exchange is controlled by molecular diffusion in the interfacial regions surrounding the air−water interface and the solubility and chemical reactivity of the gas in the molecular by:


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Effect of surface films on gas exchange across the air/sea interface by F. Martinelli Download PDF EPUB FB2

Introduction. Despite intensive research, many basic questions concerning air–sea gas exchange remain unsolved. The key quantities to estimate regional and global budgets, e.g. for greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide, are the gas transfer velocity k and the partial pressure difference between the air and surface Cited by: EFFECTS OF SURFACE FILMS ON AIR-WATER EXCHANGE RATES Manipulation of the appropriate physical chemi cal equations shows that for the atmosphere Z for all solutes is 1I RT, where R is the gas constant (82 x 6 m 3 atml mol K) and T is the absolute temperature (say K), thus Z has a value of about 41 moll m 3 by: The effect of surface-active organic matter generated by seven common species of marine phytoplankton on gas exchange rates under turbulent conditions at the air-water interface.

The effect of surface films on gas exchange across the air/sea interface. Author: Martinelli, F. ISNI: Awarding Body: University of East Anglia Current Institution: University of East Anglia Date of Award: Availability of Full Text.

Abstract. The efficiency of transfer of gases and particles across the air-sea interface is controlled by several physical, biological and chemical processes in the atmosphere and water which are described here (including waves, large- and small-scale turbulence, bubbles, sea spray, rain and surface films).Cited by: the gas in the air.

Briefly, the stagnant film model assumes that the rate limiting step to transfer between air and water is molecular diffusion through a hypothetical stagnant water film. The air above this film is assumed to be well mixed (i.e., a measurement made 10 m above the sea surface.

Abstract. An accurate model describing gas exchange across the air-sea interface is essential: for assessing the role of the oceans in the global cycles of many environmentally important gases; for determining the strength of biological activity through monitoring dissolved O 2; and for interpreting results in many studies in which dissolved gases are used as tracers of marine : Bruce D.

Johnson. demonstrates the effect of changing air velocity on the CH, flux across an air-water interface and evaluates the liquid-phase exchange constant for air velocities from 0 to m s-’.

Measurements were obtained in wetland ponds located in the area of the St. Marks Cited by: The air‐sea gas transfer velocity k is frequently estimated as an empirical function of wind speed.

However, it is widely recognized that k depends on processes other than wind speed alone. The small‐eddy model, which describes periodic events of small eddies disturbing the sea surface with water from below, suggests a direct relation between k and the dissipation rate of turbulent kinetic Cited by: 9.

Further, in order to clarify the effects of rainfall on the global and local CO2 transfer across the air-sea interface, the mean annual net air-sea CO2 flux was estimated using both the daily.

The physics of gas exchange at the air-sea interface are reviewed. In order to describe the transfer of gases in the liquid near the boundary, a molecular plus eddy diffusivity concept is used, which has been found useful for smooth flow over solid.

Gas exchange across the air-water interface is strongly influenced by the uppermost water layer (Supplementary Table 4) to changes in oxygen concentration in the tank.

Overall, this work shows that temporal and vertical variation of oxygen profiles across the air-water interface in controlled laboratory set-ups is driven by biological processes in the underlying bulk water, with negligible Cited by: 2.

between the concentrations of gas in the air and surface seawater (the thermodynamic driving force) and 2) the rate at which the disequilibrium is removed (the kinetic rate). The formulation of air-sea gas exchange thus is very reminiscent of many other transport problems (e.g., thermal diffusion) and.

Near Surface Turbulence and Gas Exchange Across the Air-Sea Interface Qian Liao and Binbin Wang Additional information is available at the end of the chapter 1.

Introduction Oceans and the atmosphere are tightly coupled to influence the energy budget, gas exchange and the global climate. For example, 20%~30% anthropogenic emitted CO2 was. Abstract Exchange constants (k) for the transfer of oxygen, carbon dioxide and water vapour across an air-water interface have been compared simultaneously using both a laboratory tank filled with water and a wind-water tunnel.

a) Draw a picture of the gas exchange model b) Calculate the piston velocity. c) What is the O2 (aq) at the top of the stagnant film. d) What is the net gas exchange flux across the air-sea interface.

e) Calculate the "piston velocity" flux of O2 across the atmosphere/ocean interface. (not the net gas exchange. Air-sea gas exchange is important to the global partitioning of ge fluxes are products of an air-sea gas concentration difference, ∆C, and a gas transfer velocity, kw.

The latter is controlled by the rate of turbulent diffusion at the air-sea interface but it cannot be directly measured and has a high uncertainty that is now considered one of the greatest challenges to quantifying Author: Ryan Pereira, Klaus Schneider-Zapp, Robert Upstill-Goddard.

Gas exchange across the air-sea interface. Tellus, Vol. 32, Issue. 5, p. Katsaros, Kristina B. and Garrett, William D. Effects of organic surface films on evaporation and thermal structure of water in free and forced convection.

International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 25, Issue. 11, p. you will be asked to Cited by:   Summary This chapter contains sections titled: Introduction The exchange of gases across the air–sea interface References Air–Sea Gas Exchange - Marine Geochemistry - Wiley Online Library Skip to Article Content.

Mechanism 2: Surface Disruption Gas transfer at the sea surface is usually limited by low diffusion across the ‘surface skin’. This can also lead to a “cool skin” measurable by a thermal camera (left). When a bubble plume surfaces (right), the skin is disrupted and - by implication - gas transfer enhanced.

Gas exchange across an air‐water interface: Experimental results and modeling of bubble contribution to transfer. Liliane Merlivat. The air‐liquid interface was covered either with only normally developed wind waves or with mechanically generated waves in by: Gas exchange across an air-water interface: Experimental results and modeling of bubble contribution to transfer: Abstract Gas exchange experiments have been performed in a wind-water tunnel filled with fresh water or seawater.

Transfer velocities have been measured for nitrous oxide and argon in a range of wind speeds extending from 3 m/s.Calculating the net global air-sea CO 2 flux.

Introduction. As explained in Sectionthe rate-determining processes for transferring CO 2 between the atmosphere and the deep ocean is actually transfer across the thermocline, by means of the "solubility pump" and the "biological pump", but exchange of CO 2 across the sea-surface is potentially easier to measure.