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Table 2 Bioavailable Fe fluxes to the Southern Ocean

From: Bioavailable iron in the Southern Ocean: the significance of the iceberg conveyor belt

Source Mass flux Bioavailable Fe concentrations Fe flux Tg yr-1
Icemelt 2.5 Tm3 yr-1 5–50 nM 0.001–0.005
Glaciers and Icebergs 1250 Tg yr-1 0.009–0.012% 0.06–0.12
Aeolian 33 Tg yr-1 0.035–0.35% 0.01–0.13