February 2024 - Issue #62
GEOTRACES Science Highlights
****IDP2025 Reminder*****

Less than 4 months to the IDP2025 guaranteed inclusion DEADLINE! 

Do not wait until the last moment!

Next meeting of the Standards and Intercalibration (S&I) Committee will be held on 21st March 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



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:

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

21 March 2024, GEOTRACES Standards and Intercalibration virtual meeting.

17 - 21 June 2024, 9th International Symposium on Metallomics, London, UK.

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

16 - 17 September 2024, GEOTRACES Data Management Committee (DMC) meeting, Texel, The Netherlands.

18 - 20 August 2024, GEOTRACES Scientific Steering Commitee (SSC) meeting, Texel, The Netherlands.


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Job Opportunities

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Student Opportunities

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Latest Publications

-       Karri, D., Bikkina, S., & Singh, S. K. (2024). Tracing the provenance of mineral dust over the northern and southern Indian Oceans during the GEOTRACES-India (GI-01, GI-02) expeditions. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 366, 141–153. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2023.12.025

-       Léon, M., van Beek, P., Sanial, V., Baudet, C., Charette, M. A., Souhaut, M., Vivier, F., Kestenare, E., Jeandel, C., & Planquette, H. (2024). Investigation of hydrothermal activity in the South West Indian ridge region using Ra isotopes and 227Ac as tracers. Progress in Oceanography, 221, 103191. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2023.103191

-       Liu, T., Hopwood, M. J., Krisch, S., Vieira, L. H., & Achterberg, E. P. (2023). Trace Metal Fluxes of Cd, Cu, Pb and Zn From the Congo River Into the South Atlantic Ocean Are Supplemented by Atmospheric Inputs. Geophysical Research Letters, 50. doi:10.1029/2023gl107150

-      Ruan, Y., Zhang, R., Yang, S.-C., Jiang, Z., Chen, S., Conway, T. M., Huang, K.-F., Boyle, E. A., Zhou, M., & John, S. G. (2024). Iron, Nickel, Copper, Zinc, and their stable isotopes along a salinity gradient in the Pearl River Estuary, southeastern China. Chemical Geology, 645, 121893. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2023.121893

-       Sofen, L. E., Antipova, O. A., Buck, K. N., Caprara, S., Chacho, L., Johnson, R. J., Kim, G., Morton, P., Ohnemus, D. C., Rauschenberg, S., Sedwick, P. N., Tagliabue, A., & Twining, B. S. (2023). Authigenic Iron Is a Significant Component of Oceanic Labile Particulate Iron Inventories. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 37. doi:10.1029/2023gb007837

-       Zhang, X., Lemaitre, N., Rickli, J. D., Suhrhoff, T. J., Shelley, R., Benhra, A., Faye, S., Jeyid, M. A., & Vance, D. (2024). Tracing anthropogenic aerosol trace metal sources in the North Atlantic Ocean using Pb, Zn and Ni isotopes. Marine Chemistry, 258, 104347. doi:10.1016/j.marchem.2023.104347


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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: 150
Section cruises completed: 50
Publications: 2233

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