An Introduction to Marine Biogeochemistry

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Wiley, Jan 20, 1992 - Science - 752 pages
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Focuses on the ocean's role in the global biogeochemical cycling of selected elements and the impact of humans on the transport of these elements. Among the topics covered are the chemical composition of seawater from the perspectives of elemental speciation and the impact of solutes on water's physical behavior; biogeochemical phenomena which control accumulation and preservation of marine sediments; marine chemistry of radioactive and stable isotopes; seawater pollution. Contains many examples as well as steady-state models to aid readers in understanding this relatively young, growing and complex science.

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Contents

The Physical Chemistry of Seawater
3
The Redox Chemistry of Seawater
105
The Chemistry of Marine Sediments
205
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