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Particulate inorganic phosphorus & particulate inorganic (GBR4 BGC v3.1 baseline)

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    Phosphorus is a key nutrient required for organic growth. The main source of natural phosphorus is sedimentry rock.

    Particulate Inorganic Phosphorus

    Phosphorus ions that are absorbed onto particles. It is considered a particulate with the same properties as Mud.

    Particulate Inorganic Phosphorus sediment

    Phosphorus that is permanently removed from the system through burial of Particulate Inorganic Phosphorus in the sediment.