An International Study of the Marine Biogeochemical Cycles of Trace Elements and Isotopes


Goldschmidt 2021 – Call for session proposals – Please contact the IPO in advance

Please inform the IPO before October 1st, 2020.

Arctic research special issue in JGR-Oceans

Submission deadline is March 31, 2021!

Release of version 2 of the GEOTRACES DOoR

An upgraded version of the GEOTRACES Data for Oceanic Research (DOoR) portal is now available!

GEOTRACES Annual Report to SCOR 2020

The GEOTRACES Annual Report to SCOR is now available to download from the GEOTRACES web site.


The final deadline for dataset submission is December 15, 2020. We will make every effort to include all datasets that are submitted but registering your data set as soon as possible will improve the chances that it will be included in IDP2021.

Fourth Asia GEOTRACES Workshop

“Sources/sinks and internal cycling of mercury and other TEIs in the Northwest Pacific Ocean” An Asia GEOTRACES Workshop: Sources/sinks and internal cycling of mercury and other TEIs in the Northwest Pacific Ocean, organized by Ocean University of China (OUC), was held during December 8-10, 2019, Qingdao, China. More than 50 participants from 9 countries, including […]

Science Highlights

Loss of old Arctic sea ice increases methylmercury concentrations

Researchers from the SCRIPPS, the Stockholm Natural Museum and the Mediterranean Institute of Oceanography show the importance of sea ice composition on methylmercury budgets

Estimating Atmospheric Trace Element Deposition Over the Global Ocean

A recently developed method based on the natural radionuclide Be-7 has provided a means to estimate the bulk atmospheric trace element deposition velocity

Dissolved gallium unravels Pacific and Atlantic waters in the Arctic Ocean

Whitmore and co-workers demonstrate that the dissolved gallium distribution provide a better water source deconvolution than the nutrient tracers