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Geologic history of sea water

William Walden Rubey
Geologic history of sea water
Bulletin of the Geological Society of America (September 1951) 62 (9): 1111-1147


Paleontology and biochemistry together may yield fairly definite information, eventually, about the paleochemistry of sea water and atmosphere. Several less conclusive lines of evidence now available suggest that the composition of both sea water and atmosphere may have varied somewhat during the past; but the geologic record indicates that these variations have probably been within relatively narrow limits. A primary problem is how conditions could have remained so nearly constant for so long.

ISSN: 1050-9747
Serial Title: Bulletin of the Geological Society of America
Serial Volume: 62
Serial Issue: 9
Title: Geologic history of sea water
Pages: 1111-1147
Published: 195109
Text Language: English
Publisher: Geological Society of America (GSA), Boulder, CO, United States
Accession Number: 1959-026545
Categories: Solid-earth geophysics
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Illustration Description: illus.
Country of Publication: United States
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2019, American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Bibliography and Index of North American Geology, U. S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, United States
Update Code: 1959
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