December 2023 - Issue #61
GEOTRACES Science Highlights
****IDP2025 Reminder***** Make sure your data are included in IDP2025!

Do not wait until the last minute!

Next meeting of the Standards and Intercalibration (S&I) Committee will be held on 8 January 2024! 

Register your data and submit your S&I reports
through DOoR as soon as possible so that they can be reviewed in time by the S&I!

Be ready for IDP2025!

GEOTRACES Informations



29 November 2023 - 28 January 2024, GP17-ANT (NBP24-01) Section Cruise (GP17-ANT), Southern Ocean. 

25 November 2023 - 3 March 2024, EASI-2 (PS140) Process Study (GIpr12), Southern Ocean. 

3 January - 2 March 2024, MISO (IN2024_V01) Section Cruise (GS05), Southern Ocean. 

17 January - 9 March 2024, PICCOLO (SD035) Process Study (GApr20), Southern Ocean.


Upcoming GEOTRACES or GEOTRACES-related events:

8 January 2024, GEOTRACES Standards and Intercalibration virtual meeting.

18 - 24 February 2024, Ocean Sciences 2024, New Orleans, Lousiana, USA. View GEOTRACES Sessions.

18 - 23 August 2024, Goldschmidt 2024, in Chicago, USA. 


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Job Opportunities

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Student Opportunities

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Funding Opportunities

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Latest Publications

-       Mete, Ö. Z., Subhas, A. V., Kim, H. H., Dunlea, A. G., Whitmore, L. M., Shiller, A. M., Gilbert, M., Leavitt, W. D., & Horner, T. J. (2023). Barium in seawater: dissolved distribution, relationship to silicon, and barite saturation state determined using machine learning. Earth System Science Data, 15, 4023–4045. doi:10.5194/essd-15-4023-2023

-       Tagliabue, A. (2023). ‘Oceans are hugely complex’: modelling marine microbes is key to climate forecasts. Nature, 623, 250–252. doi:10.1038/d41586-023-03425-4

-       Tian, H.-A., van Manen, M., Bunnell, Z. B., Jung, J., Lee, S. H., Kim, T.-W., Reichart, G.-J., Conway, T. M., & Middag, R. (2023). Biogeochemistry of iron in coastal Antarctica: isotopic insights for external sources and biological uptake in the Amundsen Sea polynyas. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2023.10.029

-      Ueki, R., Zheng, L., Takano, S., & Sohrin, Y. (2023). Distributions of zirconium, niobium, hafnium, and tantalum in the subarctic North Pacific Ocean revisited with a refined analytical method. Geochemical Journal, 57, 143–154. doi:10.2343/geochemj.gj23013

-       Wang, W., Lough, A. J. M., Goring-Harford, H., Flanagan, O., González-Santana, D., Resing, J., Connelly, D., Lohan, M. C., Tagliabue, A., & James, R. H. (2023). Fractionation of iron and chromium isotopes in hydrothermal plumes from the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 624, 118468. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2023.118468


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GEOTRACES Publication Best Practices

 ✓ Please include “GEOTRACES” in either the title, abstract or keywords of your GEOTRACES publications. 
 Intermediate Data Product (IDP) data contributors: Please use the DOoR portal to add any new publication of your data included in the IDP. 
 ✓ Plea
se help us to acknowledge support from SCOR in your publications as follows
“The International GEOTRACES Programme is possible in part thanks to the support from the U.S. National Science Foundation (Grant OCE-2140395) to the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR).”

GEOTRACES in Numbers

Cruises completed: 149
Section cruises completed: 50
Publications: 2217

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