Science Highlights Archive

Some recent GEOTRACES science findings are reported below.  
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Title Published Date
Important spatial variation of the Particulate Organic Carbon export along the GEOVIDE section in the North Atlantic Ocean 12 December 2018
Local geologies imprint the Antarctic Bottom Water neodymium isotopic signatures 11 December 2018
More realistic oceanic particle field improved the thorium-230 and protactinium-231 modeling 10 December 2018
The residence times of trace elements determined in the surface Arctic Ocean during the 2015 US Arctic GEOTRACES expedition 15 November 2018
Ever wonder how long your favorite element remains in the ocean before it’s gone again? 15 November 2018
Methylmercury subsurface maxima explain mercury accumulation in Canadian Arctic marine mammals 05 November 2018
Cadmium to phosphorus ratio in euphotic zone particulates: why does it vary? 05 November 2018
Helium-3 plumes in the deep Indian Ocean confirm hydrothermal activity 24 October 2018
The role of melting-ice in driving the slowdown of circulation in the western Atlantic Ocean revealed by protactinium-thorium ratio 19 October 2018
52 years of Benthic Nepheloid Layer data! 04 October 2018
Environmental changes in the Arctic Ocean are occurring now! 22 September 2018
Rare Earth Elements are less and less natural tracers in the ocean 19 September 2018
Has the role of atmospheric dust as a control on productivity in oligotrophic regions been overestimated? 05 September 2018
Influence of particle composition on the rate constants of thorium adsorption 04 September 2018
Coupling and decoupling of barium and radium-226 along the GEOVIDE GEOTRACES section 04 September 2018
Contrasting fates of the cadmium-cadmium isotopes in the Kuroshio and Oyashio environmental systems 18 July 2018
Gulf stream eddies are fertilizing the Western Atlantic Ocean 03 July 2018
When hydrothermal iron fertilizes the surface ocean in the Western Tropical South Pacific Ocean 18 June 2018
Labile particulate iron isotopic signatures trace hydrothermal and margin inputs down to the benthic layers in the Eastern Pacific Ocean 06 June 2018
Revelations from the dissolved 226Ra-228Ra pair distribution in the South East Pacific Ocean 05 June 2018
High particulate organic carbon export in the Arabian Sea 04 June 2018
Estuary solid loads and solid-solution exchanges yield considerable dissolved trace metal enrichments 01 June 2018
High mesopelagic carbon remineralization traced by particulate biogenic barium in the North Atlantic Ocean 31 May 2018
High production of methylmercury in the anoxic waters of the Black Sea 30 April 2018
Using ICPMS/MS to determine manganese, iron, nickel, copper, zinc, cadmium and lead concentrations on less than 40ml of seawater 30 April 2018
Arctic rivers are discharging organic matter enriched in mercury to the Labrador Sea 09 April 2018
Astonishing protactinium and thorium profiles in the Mediterranean Sea 29 March 2018
Surface South Pacific ecosystems reflect the availability of the nutrients iron, nitrate and phosphate 29 March 2018
Why did the concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide rise so much and so quickly during the last deglaciation?  06 March 2018
Particle distribution in repeated ocean sections and sediment resuspension 25 January 2018
Where, how and which trace elements are released from dust at the sea surface? 25 January 2018
Climate change induced spectacular increase of the land-ocean inputs in the Arctic Ocean 09 January 2018
Dissolved zinc and silicate decoupling in the North Pacific Ocean 13 December 2017
New neodymium concentration and isotopic data from the West Pacific Ocean 06 December 2017
Benthic nepheloid layer global compilation: an invaluable resource for GEOTRACES researchers 27 November 2017
Widespread nutrient co-limitation discovered on GEOTRACES cruise 10 November 2017
Tracing scavenging intensity with the original coupling between scandium, yttrium and lanthanum in surface waters 09 November 2017
Barium isotope measurements help constraining the oceanic barium cycle 19 October 2017
Short-Term Variability of Dissolved Rare Earth Elements and Neodymium Isotopes in the Entire Water Column of the Panama Basin 05 October 2017
Manganese in the west Atlantic Ocean in the context of the first global ocean circulation model of manganese 29 June 2017
Shelf sediment dissolved iron source via non-reductive dissolution in the Gulf of Alaska 12 June 2017
Surprising cadmium isotope results north of the Subantarctic Front in the South West Atlantic Ocean 06 June 2017
Low iron sulfide precipitation rate in hydrothermal fluids during the early stage of mixing 29 May 2017
Complex cobalt story in the Mediterranean Sea 24 April 2017
A new method for simultaneous analysis of nickel, copper and zinc isotopes in seawater 19 April 2017
GEOTRACES intercalibration of the stable silicon isotope composition of dissolved silicic acid in seawater 14 April 2017
Important external dissolved iron inputs, HNLC water formation and strong biological seasonality explained in the North Pacific Ocean 13 April 2017
Disentangling the paleo signals brought by neodymium isotopic composition 12 April 2017
Contrasting lithogenic inputs from North Atlantic to North Pacific Oceans traced by thorium isotopes 23 March 2017
What controls hydrothermal plume transport of iron over 4000 km in the deep Pacific Ocean? 23 March 2017

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