The Global Iron Cycle

Brian Kendall, Ariel Anbar, Andreas Kappler, Kurt O. Konhauser

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52 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFundamentals of Geobiology
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages28
ISBN (Print)9781118280812
StatePublished - Mar 29 2012


  • Chemical behaviour of iron on oxygenated Earth
  • Global iron cycle
  • Inorganic geochemistry of iron, and redox conditions
  • Iron in modern biology, and biogeochemical cycles
  • Iron micronutrient, Fe(III) chelators, satisfying the scarcity
  • Iron scarcity, limiting biological productivity
  • Iron, carbon biogeochemistry, and Earth surface oxygenation
  • Microbial iron redox, under acidic and neutral pH
  • Microbial processes, iron- and silica-rich layers in BIFs
  • Paleoproterozoic Great Oxidation Event, on the iron cycle

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Earth and Planetary Sciences

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