Where is the gaseous type of nutrient cycle located?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 4 days ago

Where is the gaseous type of nutrient cycle located?
 
(a) Earth’s crust
 
(b) Land surface
 
(c) Atmosphere
 
(d) Soil
 
The question was posed to me in semester exam.
 
This intriguing question comes from Ecosystem topic in division Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 4 days ago

Right option is (c) Atmosphere
 
To explain: The atmosphere is the reservoir for the gaseous type of nutrient cycle. It may also occur in the hydrosphere. It consists of nutrient cycles of elements such as carbon, oxygen, hydrogen, water, nitrogen, etc.