Introduction to Marine Biogeochemistry
Introduction to Marine Biogeochemistry focuses on the ocean's role in the biogeochemical cycling of selected elements and the impact of humans on the cycling of these elements. Among the topics covered are the chemical composition of seawater from the perspectives of elemental speciation and the impacts of solutes on water's physical behavior; biogeochemical phenomena which control accumulation and preservation of marine sediments; marine chemistry of radioactive and stable isotopes; and seawater pollution. The book contains many examples as well as steady-state models to aid readers in understanding this growing and complex science..
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The Redox Chemistry of Seawater
The Chemistry of Marine Sediments
Appendix 1 The Periodic Table of the Elements
Appendix 2 Common Names and Chemical Formulae
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