Carbon sequestration in macroalgal mats of brackish-water habitats in Indian Sunderbans: Potential as renewable organic resource

Carbon sequestration in macroalgal mats of brackish-water habitats in Indian Sunderbans:... •Coastal brackish-water sites in Sunderbans have high algal diversity seasonally.•High P content and low N:P ratio in water positively affect biomass carbon content.•Most sites were eutrophic for P.•Very low proportions of biomass OC are buried in muck.•Different algal taxa are suitable as biodiesel and nutraceutical feedstock. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Science of the Total Environment Elsevier

Carbon sequestration in macroalgal mats of brackish-water habitats in Indian Sunderbans: Potential as renewable organic resource

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2017 Elsevier B.V.
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0048-9697
eISSN
1879-1026
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.01.106
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Abstract

•Coastal brackish-water sites in Sunderbans have high algal diversity seasonally.•High P content and low N:P ratio in water positively affect biomass carbon content.•Most sites were eutrophic for P.•Very low proportions of biomass OC are buried in muck.•Different algal taxa are suitable as biodiesel and nutraceutical feedstock.

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Science of the Total EnvironmentElsevier

Published: Jun 1, 2018

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