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GEOTRACES: Understanding the Oceans

Let’s imagine that we are able to see our future in the Oceans… Does this idea seem surprising to you? And yet, marine environment shelters a large amount of information…

New GEOTRACES video: Examining our Oceans!

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For Kids

North Pole GEOTRACES Expedition Children’s Book

Post-doc Katlin Bowman and writer Elizabeth Saito produced a photographic children’s book about the 2015 US GEOTRACES expedition to the North Pole.


Meet the Scientists

21 questions and answers about GEOTRACES

We invite you to view this video introducing the International GEOTRACES Programme. Questions related to the GEOTRACES programme are asked to seven GEOTRACES researchers: how was the programme developed, why was […]

Radio Podcast: Skimming across the earth’s anaemic oceans, ABC News

Andrew Bowie (University of Tasmania, co-chair of the GEOTRACES Data Management Committee) is interviewed by Ann Jones, on “Off Track”, an Australian radio programme from ABC Radio National. *Read the […]

Radio Podcast: Paleoceanography proxies, Forecast

Tina van de Flierdt (Department of Earth Science and Engineering at Imperial College London, member of the GEOTRACES Standards and Intercalibration Committee) is interviewed by Michael White, Nature’s editor for […]

Radio podcast: Ice scientists, CBC Radio Canada

Learn about the Canadian Arctic GEOTRACES Expedition by listening an interview to Jay Cullen (University of Victoria, Canada) while he was on board CCGS Amundsen research vessel and they were […]


At Sea

2016 Investigator voyage to the Kerguelen Plateau

View a compilation of highlights from the IMAS-led HEOBI 2016 cruise to the Southern Ocean and Kerguelen Plateau.

U.S. GEOTRACES Arctic Expedition video “Historic Research Expedition to Arctic Ocean”

We invite you to discover an amazing video prepared by the Florida International University (FIU) about the U.S. GEOTRACES Arctic Expedition. Enjoy it!

Radio Podcast: U.S. GEOTRACES Arctic expedition on the Living Lab on the Point

Listen to Phoebe Lam and Bill Schmoker on a phone interview on the Living Lab on the Point radio programme.

Polar bears investigate GEOTRACES Equipment

Three curious polar bears investigate the cable of clean sampling system during the 2015 GEOTRACES Arctic expedition.


Dive Deeper

Radiation: In our ocean, our planet, and our lives by Ken Buesseler

This webinar took place on March 24, 2021

Trace metal chemistry: less is more by Tim Conway

Dr. Tim Conway from University of South Florida brings a wealth of understanding of trace metals… One billion liters of seawater would be required to gather just 25 grams of iron, […]

Outreach Initiatives

Developing science literacy in students

Timothy Kenna and Margie Turrin from Columbia University, New York, have produced a new set of materials in English and Spanish for developing science literacy in students.

Follow GEOTRACES “Teacher at Sea”

Bill Schmoker of the Centennial Middle School in Boulder, Colorado, has participated in the US GEOTRACES Arctic cruise as a “Teacher at Sea” sponsored by Polar-Trec.

Float Your Boat outreach project

US GEOTRACES participated in the “Float Your Boat” an educational outreach program that provides young people an opportunity to learn about the Ocean.

Sharing oceanography with prisoners

Catherine Jeandel (GEOTRACES IPO senior scientist) and Virginie Sanial (PhD student at LEGOS, France) scientists participants at the French GEOVIDE cruise (GA01) are members of the NGO “Les étoiles brillent […]


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