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New tools, new discoveries in marine geochemistry

Catherine Jeandel and Derek Vance
New tools, new discoveries in marine geochemistry
Elements (December 2018) 14 (6): 379-384


Progress in the development of seawater sampling systems, analytical procedures and mass spectrometry have allowed measurements of trace elements and their isotopes in the ocean at spatial resolutions and at concentrations never achieved before. Marine geochemists are now exploiting these new developments to measure, for the first time, the stable isotopes of trace metals that are essential for marine life (e.g. Fe, Cu, Ni, Mo, Zn). The new data have already produced new insights into the interaction between ocean life and dissolved trace constituents and into the sources and sinks of those trace elements.

ISSN: 1811-5209
Serial Title: Elements
Serial Volume: 14
Serial Issue: 6
Title: New tools, new discoveries in marine geochemistry
Affiliation: Universite de Toulouse, Laboratoire d'Etudes en Geophysique et Oceanographie Spatiales, Toulouse, France
Pages: 379-384
Published: 20181201
Text Language: English
Publisher: Mineralogical Society of America and Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland and Mineralogical Association of Canada and Geochemical Society and Clay Minerals Society, International
References: 30
Accession Number: 2019-003851
Categories: OceanographyGeneral geochemistry
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Illustration Description: illus.
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Secondary Affiliation: ETH Zuerich, CHE, Switzerland
Country of Publication: International
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2019, American Geosciences Institute. Abstract, copyright, Mineralogical Society of America. Reference includes data from GeoScienceWorld, Alexandria, VA, United States
Update Code: 201902
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