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Table 5 Global iron (Fe) and soluble Fe deposition on the oceans and fractional Fe solubility

From: Modeling in Earth system science up to and beyond IPCC AR5

Study Fe (Tg year- 1 ) Soluble Fe (Tg year- 1 ) Fe solubility (%)
Fan et al. ([2006]) 21 2.3 11
Han et al. ([2012]) 11 0.47 4.1
Ito et al. ([2012]) 15 0.29 1.9
Ito ([2013]) 16 0.45 2.8
Ito and Xu ([2014]) 12 0.35 2.8
Jickells et al. ([2005]) 16 0.16 to 0.32 1 to 2
Johnson and Meskhidze ([2013]) 18a 0.26 1.4
Luo et al. ([2005]) 11b 0.36 to 1.6 3.3 to 15
Luo et al. ([2008]) 11b 0.21b 1.9
Luo and Gao ([2010]) 11b 0.34 3.1
  1. aPersonal communications. bMahowald et al. ([2009]).