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Main Title Marine geochemistry /
Author Chester, Roy,
Publisher Unwin Hyman,
Year Published 1989
OCLC Number 19513688
ISBN 004551108X; 9780045511082; 0045511098; 9780045511099
Subjects Chemical oceanography ; Marine sediments ; Geochemistry ; Geochemie ; Hydrochemie ; Meer ; Meereskunde ; Meeressediment ; Géochimie ; Sédiments marins ; Océanographie chimique ; Mer
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  GC111.2.C47 1990 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 11/16/1991
Collation xviii, 698 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
THE INPUT OF MATERIAL TO THE OCEAN RESERVOIR: The background -- THE TRANSPORT OF MATERIAL TO THE OCEANS THE RIVER PATHWAY: Chemical signals transported by rivers -- The modification of river transported signals at the land sea interface estuaries -- THE TRANSPORT OF MATERIAL TO THE OCEANS THE ATMOSPHERIC PATHWAY: Material transported via the atmosphere the marine aerosol -- The chemistry of the marine aerosol -- Material transported via the atmosphere the air sea interface and the sea surface microlayer -- THE TRANSPORT OF MATERIAL TO THE OCEANS THE HYDROTHERMAL PATHWAY: Hydrothermal activity high temperature sea water basalt reactions -- Hydrothermal activity low temperature sea water basalt reactions -- THE TRANSPORT OF MATERIAL TO THE OCEANS: RELATIVE FLUX MAGNITUDES: River fluxes to the oceans -- Atmospheric fluxes to the oceans -- Hydrothermal fluxes to the oceans -- Relative magnitudes of the primary fluxes to the oceans -- DESCRIPTIVE OCEANOGRAPHY WATER COLUMN PARAMETERS: Some fundamental properties of sea water -- Oceanic circulation -- Tracers -- An ocean model -- Characterizing oceanic water column sections -- DISSOLVED GASES IN SEA WATER: The exchange of gases across the air sea interface -- Dissolved oxygen in sea water -- Dissolved carbon dioxide in sea water the dissolved CO2 cycle -- NUTRIENTS, ORGANIC CARBON AND THE CARBON CYCLE IN SEA WATER: The nutrients in sea water -- Organic matter in the sea -- The marine organic carbon cycle -- PARTICULATE MATERIAL IN THE OCEANS: The measurement and collection of oceanic total suspended matter -- The distribution of total suspended matter in the oceans -- The composition of oceanic total suspended matter -- Total suspended matter fluxes in the oceans -- Down column changes in the composition of oceanic total suspended matter -- TRACE ELEMENTS IN THE OCEANS: Oceanic residence times -- An oceanic trace metal framework -- Geographical variations in the distributions of trace elements in surface ocean waters -- The vertical distribution of trace elements in the water column -- Processes controlling the removal of trace elements from sea water -- DOWN COLUMN FLUXES AND THE BENTHIC BOUNDARY LAYER: Down column fluxes -- The benthic boundary layer the sediment water interface -- The benthic boundary layer -- MARINE SEDIMENTS: The formation of deep sea sediments -- A general scheme for the classification of marine sediments -- The distribution of marine sediments -- The chemical composition of marine sediments -- Chemical signals to marine sediments -- SEDIMENT INTERSTITIAL WATERS AND DIAGENESIS: The long term fate of organic matter in marine sediments -- Early diagenesis in marine sediments -- Organic matter in sediments -- Redox environments and diagenesis in marine sediments -- Interstitial water inputs to the oceans -- THE COMPONENTS OF MARINE SEDIMENTS: Lithogenous components -- Biogenous components -- Hydrogenous components halmyrolysates and precipitates -- Cosmogenous components -- UNSCRAMBLING THE SEDIMENT FORMING SIGNALS: The biogenous signal -- The detrital signal -- The authigenic signal -- Unscrambling the detrital and authigenic signals -- Signal spikes -- The ocean wide operation of the sediment forming signals -- MARINE GEOCHEMISTRY AN OVERVIEW: How the system works -- Balancing the books.