Investigating Iron Fertilization is Like Entering a Battle!
Reading this material, it is not clear who to believe. Most of the scientists involved seemed to have very strong personal convictions which make me hesitant to trust their conclusions (I'm a long-time scientist and have learned to "read between the lines".
Science News 1995
Science Daily 2003
2001 NETL Presentation By Markel and Barber
Hal Plotkin on SFGate
Conventions and Politics:
Criticism of Commercial Ventures
Since 1990s there have been a few commercial firms that have attempted to develop viable iron fertilization processes. They've been subjected to some pretty virulent attacks in the press. For someone from the ecosystem restoration field like myself (where commercial and corporate partners are welcome and considered extremely beneficial) this seems like a very strange situation.
Ocean Fertilization is Folly (Chisholm)
Living On Earth
Technorati: Carbon Sequestration, Global Warming, Coal, Wikipedia, Carbon Dioxide, Acidification, Plankton