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The series of GEOTRACES Education videos presented below aim at approaching the GEOTRACES international programme to the general public, as well as, providing a useful resource for teachers and an attractive method for students to learn about marine science.
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The GEOTRACES International Programme Discover the GEOTRACES International Programme! (Subtitles in 10 languages) Watch it in Youku
Isotopes, tracers of origines & chronometers Watch this video to learn what isotopes are and why they have revolutionised our knowledge and understanding of the oceans. (Subtitles in 7 languages) Watch it in Youku
Lead, humans and oceans Discover how scientists have found that lead pollution in the marine environment has been reduced… (Subtitles in 6 languages) Watch it in Youku
Neodymium, the element that attracts us Not only is it omnipresent in our daily lives (phones, cars, etc.), in the ocean neodymium has important powers… (Subtitles in 6 languages) Watch it in Youku
Iron, essential for life in the ocean Iron plays a fundamental role in marine ecosystems… however, detecting it in the ocean is like finding someone in a crowd of a hundred billion people… (Subtitles in 5 languages) Watch it in Youku
Thorium, a luminous element This mysterious chemical element is used as a chronometer by scientists… (Subtitles in 4 languages) Watch in in Youku
Radium, a chronometer of ocean currents Discovered by Marie and Pierre Curie, radium is now used as a chronometer to calculate the time taken for coastal waters to reach the open ocean… (Subtitles in 4 languages) Watch it in Youku
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Learn about analysing seawater trace element samples
This video explains how instrumental readings are converted to quality-checked analytical results for marine samples. Watch it in Youku.
This video explains the principles of working in a clean room with marine samples. Watch it in Youku.
Meet the Scientists
All what you ever wanted to know about GEOTRACES
Introduction to GEOTRACES by Bob Anderson
The GEOTRACES Field Programme by Catherine Jeandel