Science

This section presents the GEOTRACES scientific activities.

 

Trace metal quotas in small flagellates: diatoms are challenged!

Sofen and colleagues found that in natural plankton assemblages and in culture, small flagellates operated at the lower range of iron quotas.

14.09.2022

A vivid picture of particle distribution and sources in the Arctic Ocean

Extensive description of particle concentrations and chlorophyll-a fluorescence distribution along Arctic GEOTRACES sections.

08.09.2022

The Tonga arc, an iron boundary in the South West Pacific Ocean

As part of the TONGA GEOTRACES process study, Tilliette and colleagues identified high dissolved iron concentrations in the west of the Tonga arc.

31.08.2022

Dominance of the benthic flux of rare earth elements on continental shelves

Deng and his colleagues focus on one of the largest land–ocean interfaces in Asia, the Changjiang River–East China Sea system.

30.08.2022

Linear correlation between Dissolved Gaseous Mercury and Dissolved Inorganic Carbon opens new modelling perspectives

Živković and his colleagues led a close study of the mercury speciation along the 40°S GEOTRACES section.

Radium and barium tracers as bridges between GEOSECS and GEOTRACES programmes!

van Beek and his colleagues released radium-226 and barium data collected in the North Pacific in 2002.

29.07.2022

Shedding light on Arctic Mercury

New research is now shining a light on mercury cycling on the Arctic shelf.

18.07.2022

High resolution of dissolved and particulate barium distributions in the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean reveal the importance of the margin sources on the oceanic Ba budget

Rahman and co-workers performed intensive samplings and analyses of barium along the GEOTRACES GA03 and GP16 transects.

06.07.2022

Insight on the aluminium cycling during the inter-monsoon period in the Arabian Sea and Equatorial Indian Ocean

Full vertical water column profiles were established by Singh and Singh along the GI05 transect in the Indian Ocean during the fall inter-monsoon period in 2015.

05.07.2022

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