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 […]

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 […]