Submarine Ground Water Discharge

Submarine Groundwater Discharge as a major source of nutrients in the Mediterranean Sea

The authors are proposing a radium-228 (228Ra) isotope mass balance for the upper Mediterranean Sea to estimate the magnitude of Submarine Groundwater Discharge (SGD) to this basin. Radium isotopes have been widely used as tracers of SGD, mainly because they are enriched in coastal groundwater relative to seawater and behave conservatively once released to the […]

May / 05 / 2015