Successful GEOTRACES summer school held in Spain

The 2nd GEOTRACES Summer School was hosted by the International Campus of Excellence of the Sea (CEI · Mar, Cadiz, Spain) on board the Spanish school vessel ‘Intermares’. While society begins to demand greater attention to the oceans, science continues to follow the path that oceanographers have traced since more than a hundred years now. Global climate mobilizations […]

New Consensus Values Available

Consensus Values for the GEOTRACES standards GSP (2009 GEOTRACES Pacific surface seawater) and GSC (2009 GEOTRACES coastal surface seawater) are available to download here. For further information on the GEOTRACES Standards and Reference Materials please click here.

Asia GEOTRACES Workshop

Asia GEOTRACES Workshop Sources/sinks and internal cycling of mercury and other TEIs in the Northwest Pacific Ocean Qingdao, Shandong, Chinan December 8-10, 2019 About the workshop GEOTRACES project covers global oceans, including the Northwestern Pacific Ocean (NWPO). However, the knowledge on regional distributions and internal cycling of trace elements and their isotopes (TEIs) in seawaters […]

2019 GEOTRACES Scientific Steering Committee Meeting held in Australia

The 2019 GEOTRACES Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) meeting was held from 9th to 11th September at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) of the University of Tasmania in Hobart, Australia, hosted by Andrew Bowie and Zanna Chase. During the meeting, the SSC members reviewed the progress in the programme implementation and defined the […]

GEOTRACES releases Statement of Values and Behaviours

Following endorsement at the recent Scientific Steering Committee meeting in Hobart (Australia), GEOTRACES has released a Statement of Values and Behaviours which reflects our common understanding of respectful values, acceptable behaviour, and cooperative interaction as an international scientific programme. The GEOTRACES Statement of Values and Behavious is available to download here.

Recommendations for nations developing a trace metal-clean sampling system

An extremely useful resource for nations developing trace metal-clean sampling systems is now available on the GEOTRACES web site! Based on 11 years of experience, Greg Cutter, GEOTRACES Standards and Intercalibration past co-chair, has summarised the recommendations that nations developing a trace metal-clean sample system need to consider for successful sampling. The document available here includes essential information as […]

Report from Joint GEOTRACES-PAGES Workshop available

The Report from the Joint GEOTRACES-PAGES workshop on trace element and isotope proxies in paleoceanography held in Aix-Marseille, France, on 3-5 December 2018 is now published on the Past Global Changes Magazine (May 2019). Please download and read the report here. Trace element and isotope proxies in paleoceanography: Starting a new synergic effort around marine geochemical […]

First GEOTRACES-China section cruise will sail in the western North Pacific Ocean

The first GEOTRACES-China section cruise along the GEOTRACES transect GP09 in the western North Pacific Ocean (wNP) will depart from Xiamen, China, on 25 April 2019 and will return port on 10 June 2019. On board the R/V “TAN KAH KEE” (Jia-Geng), there will be 33 Chinese researchers from Xiamen University, Second Institute of Oceanography […]

2nd GEOTRACES Summer School – Applications are closed

  Pre-registration is now close The second GEOTRACES summer school will be held between the 23rd and 28th September 2019 in Cadiz, Spain, on board of the school ship Intermares A-41.  GEOTRACES summer schools aim at teaching the skills and knowledge necessary for a good understanding of the biogeochemical cycles of trace metals. General lectures will be given […]