Email address to contact the IPO – Network problem

Dear GEOTRACES community, Due to a network failure at the Institute hosting the GEOTRACES International Project Office (IPO), we kindly ask you to temporarily use the following gmail e-mail address if you need to contact the GEOTRACES IPO: ipogeotraces -at- We apologise for the inconvenience caused and thanks for your comprehension. GEOTRACES International Project […]


The deadline for guaranteed inclusion of data in IDP2021, was May 15, 2020. We greatly appreciate those of you who have met this deadline. The final deadline for dataset submission is December 15, 2020. We will make every effort to include all data sets that are submitted, but registering your dataset as soon as possible will improve […]

GEOTRACES Session at Virtual Goldschmidt 2020

Goldschmidt has gone Virtual for 2020 (21-26 June, As a result, they are now accepting new abstracts until May 4th. Please consider submitting to the GEOTRACES Session: 14m: Biogeochemical Cycling of Trace Elements and their Isotopes in the Oceans (GEOTRACES) Keynote: Brandy TonerInvited Speakers: Jun Nishioka, Sam WilsonConveners: Tim Conway, Mariko Hatta, Nick Hawco Trace elements […]

EXTENDED DEADLINE – GEOTRACES Intermediate Data Product 2021

Given the current worldwide situation caused by COVID-19, the first deadline for the submission of datasets to GDAC (or national data centres for US, Dutch and French PIs) using DOoR templates and intercalibration reports via DOoR to guarantee inclusion in IDP2021 is extended to the 15th of May 2020. Please find below the initial announcement […]

Announcement of the GEOTRACES Intermediate Data Product 2021

Following from the release of two intermediate data products in 2014 and 2017, the GEOTRACES Data Management Committee is pleased to announce the planned release of the third intermediate data product in July 2021 (IDP2021). For GEOTRACES principal investigators (PIs) with data to include in IDP2021, we remind you that you need to (1) submit […]

New educational materials for improving science literacy in students

Timothy Kenna and Margie Turrin from Columbia University, New York, have made available a new set of educational materials in English and Spanish for developing science literacy in students. They have produced three educational activities which all have a focus on understanding radioactivity in the environment. The first is a lab designed to introduce the […]

2nd Russian GEOTRACES Seminar was successfully held in Moscow, Russia, in February 2020

The 2nd Russian GEOTRACES seminar was held on February 7, 2020 in Moscow at the Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences ( Prof. Dr. Eric Achterberg initiated the GEOTRACES seminar during his visit as part of the Helmholtz team. About 50 people attended the seminar in Moscow and some people listened to the […]

Learn about the forthcoming French GEOTRACES SWINGS cruise

SWINGS is a multidisciplinary 4-year project fully dedicated to elucidate trace element sources, transformations and sinks along a section crossing key areas of the Southern Ocean (SO). SWINGS aims at 1) establishing the relative importance of sedimentary, atmospheric and hydrothermal sources of trace elements and isotopes (TEIs) in the Indian sector of the SO, 2) […]

OSM2020: Get your data registered for IDP2021 at SCOR Booth & sessions

GEOTRACES will have a major presence at 2020 Ocean Sciences Meeting (16-21 February, 2020, San Diego, California, USA, This includes: ** IDP2021 dataset registration assistance at SCOR Booth ** ** GEOTRACES Sessions ** ** GEOTRACES-related events ** Please find the details below. **************** ** SCOR Booth ** You can get help registering your GEOTRACES datasets for inclusion in the next Intermediate Date Product (IDP2021, read […]